The Greater Wichita YMCA is committed to Youth Development, improving youth literacy and educational success, and ensuring that all children have access to resources and programs that empower them to pursue healthy spirit, mind, and body. To facilitate those pursuits, we are the region's largest provider of Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) licensed Child Care services. In 2018 we, served 1,500 children daily* and over 9,000 total children* with our Child Care programs - and will serve more in 2019.
Our programs are designed to help kids get an early start on learning, self-development, and socialization. In the interest of ensuring access for all - we offer ability-to-pay-based pricing for all licensed child care programs and Financial Assistance for those who qualify.
Looking for Child Care options in Wichita and the surrounding area? Use the tiles below to explore our licensed Child Care programs. You'll find:
- ACCESS - Links to our many programs and offerings - each with their own program details and options - and timing and enrollment steps
- INFORMATION - Paperwork (PDFs) for all programs including overviews, policies and parent information, and appropriate registration forms