Child Care InformationThere are many childcare options in the local area. Listed below are programs and resources that are available to our community.
South Sound YMCA Y-Care
Y-Care is available at all Tumwater elementary schools. The program begins before school at 7 am until school starts and after school until 6 pm. South Sound YMCA has also partnered with the military and military personnel may be eligible for fee assistance through Child Care Aware. If you are interested in Y-Care, please contact your school, the South Sound YMCA at 360-705-2642. More information can be found at: School-Age Child CareBoys and Girls Club of Thurston CountyThe Tumwater branch of the Boys and Girls Club is located on the Tumwater High School campus and is available for students age 6-18. The Club is open from 2:30-7:00 pm on school days and provides programs all day long during school vacations. During the school year, transportation is provided from every school in the district for a small fee to parents. If you would like more information, please call 360-570-8888 or visit their website at Boys & Girls Club
Child Care Action Council (CCAC)
The CCAC provides consultation for families looking for quality day care. They assist with referalls to licensed child care centers and homes in Thurston, Mason, and Lewis counties. Call 360-754-0817, 1-800-446-1114, or visit www.wa.childcareaware.org.