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Carly Bruce
Director of Children & Youth Services

Children & Youth Services

The YWCA of WNY offers a range of childcare programs including Extended Day Programs, Drop-in Childcare Services, and an Early Childhood Center. 

Summer Camps: The YWCA of WNY Summer Fun Program for children ages 5 – 12 is held at our School House Commons site at 1005 Grant Street, Buffalo 14207. Generally included:

  • Breakfast, lunch, & snack
  • Weekly field trip
  • DSS assistance is accepted

To learn more information about the Summer Fun Programs please call Carly Bruce, Director of YWCA Children & Youth Services, at 716-447-1494.

The Early Childhood Center provides care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years and offers programs for teen mothers attending Buffalo Public Schools.

The Extended Day Programs promote academic achievement and developmental assets in children ages 5-12 through quality, affordable, before and after school care at five sites.

The Courts Drop-In Child Care Program provides a safe, supportive haven for children whose parents have official court business and connects families to needed services.

Our Teen Programs are provided by the Department of Education & Leadership Development at The YWCA of WNY through our location at the JFK Center, 114 Hickory Street.

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The YWCA of WNY is a United Way Agency.
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