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CHILDCARE RESOURCE Service (CRS)


We are leaders in meeting the needs of families, early care and education programs, and the child care community. Our Y:
  • Advocates for families and children
  • Offers resources and training to child care providers
  • Provides free child care referrals
  • Subsidizes child care for low-income families
  • Gives respite to families with children with special needs
  • Offers health and behavioral health resources

Programs

YMCA Childcare Resource Service has a variety of programs to serve children, families, and child care providers.

Alternative Payment

Helps eligible families pay for child care for children 0 through 12 years of age, or up to 21 with exceptional needs.

Child Development Services

Provides leadership and guidance to YMCA branches on program operations and requirements.

HealthLine

Provides free health and behavioral health services to parents and child care providers of children 18 months to kindergarten.

Resource and Referral

Provides free services and programs that promote and increase the quality of child care throughout San Diego County.

Respite Unit

Provides respite services for families who have children with developmental disabilities.