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YMCA offering financial assistance to help families in need this school year

Posted at 12:40 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 18:00:02-04

The YMCA of Southern Nevada is committed to serving all Las Vegas families, especially those who may need financial assistance when it comes to finding a safe place for their children to complete virtual learning requirements this fall.

Thanks to a number of generous donors, the Y will be able to offer financial assistance and scholarships to families who qualify.

The regular weekly rate is $150. A $30 drop-in rate is available as well. For households with multiple children, a sibling discount of 50% off each additional participant is an option.

Financial assistance and scholarships begin at 50% off the regular price and can be adjusted from there.

Y Cares takes place 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays across all four locations in the valley. It is open for ages 5-15 and will run for the entirety of the 2020 fall semester – beginning Aug. 24.

Three of the Y’s four locations will also provide free lunch to participants and all young people under the age of 18, including the Bill and Lillie Heinrich Y, Durango Hills Y and SkyView Y.

Spots are limited each week, and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, click on the link.

In addition to Y Cares, preschool programming will continue to be offered at all four Y locations. Financial assistance and scholarships are also available for all early childhood education programs, serving ages 3-5, thanks to another group of generous donors. Free lunch is also included at the three locations listed above.

For information on all Y preschool options, visit here.