YMCA extends child care opportunities to cover ‘essential workers’ during the extended school closure

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The Capital District YMCA has extended care to cover “essential” workers. In addition to licensed health professionals such as physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses and LPNs,

For the complete “essential worker” list: https://esd.ny.gov/guidance-executive-order-2026

The Y has also partnered with several other organizations, such as the Victory Church, and is providing food for children in Albany, Greenbush, Schenectady and Troy.

Locations providing care:

  • Arbor Hill Elementary —1 Arbor Drive, Albany
  • Eagle Point Elementary —1044 Western Avenue, Albany
  • Giffen Elementary — 274 South Pearl Street, Albany
  • Hoosick Falls Central School — 21187 NY RT 22, Hoosick Falls
  • New Scotland Elementary — 369 New Scotland Avenue, Albany
  • Philip Schuyler Achievement — 676 Clinton Avenue, Albany
  • Sheridan Preparatory Academy — 400 Sheridan Avenue, Albany

YMCA branches providing care:

  • Bethlehem — 900 Delaware Ave, Delmar
  • Duanesburg —221 Victoria Drive, Delanson
  • Glenville —127 Droms Road, Glenville
  • Greenbush —20 Community Way, East Greenbush
  • Greene County —35 Rt. 81, Hope Plaza, West Coxsackie
  • Guilderland —250 Winding Brook Drive, Guilderland
  • Schenectady — 433 State Street, Schenectady
  • Southern Saratoga — 1 Wall Street, Clifton Park
  • Troy — 2500 21st St.,Troy

The Capital District YMCA is providing childcare for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers at their 4 Early Learning Centers:

Clifton Park
KidzLodge Early Learning Center
47 Clifton Country Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065

Early Learning Center
185 Mott Rd, Duanesburg

Learning Ladder Early Learning Center
547 Saratoga Road, Glenville

Thelma P. Lally Early Learning Center
204 S. Ten Broeck Street, Scotia

Online registration can be found at: www.CDYMCA.org/EmergencyChildcare or by calling: 518-869-3500.