We believe that all kids deserve to grow up happy, healthy, and strong


Which is why we’re committed to providing high-quality affordable child care.

We know that the values, skills, and habits formed early on can lay the foundation for quality of life and future success. Families need all the support they can get, so our programs provide a safe place to learn foundational skills, develop healthy, trusting relationships and build self-reliance through the Y values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility

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Early Childhood Education (Head Start and Preschool)

The YMCA of the East Bay provides comprehensive early child care and education programs that promote school success and family involvement. Head Start and Early Head Start services are available for children from birth to age 5, pregnant women and their families.
Happy diverse group of middle school kids getting off the bus

Before and After School Care (Elementary and Middle School)

Our before and after school programs serve kindergartners through middle schoolers with high quality activities that encourage them to explore and develop their interests and talents.