Vancouver Child Care and Early Learning Options
The YWCA knows that quality, affordable early learning and child care is a top priority for parents in Vancouver. We operate four centres across the city to meet your child care needs.
Our child care centre staff are trained in early childhood, infant toddler and special needs education, as well as first aid and CPR.
Find out how to apply for a spot in a YWCA early learning and care centre.
Citygate Early Learning and Care Centre
For children ages three to five years, Citygate prepares children for school with a range of play-based activities. Citygate is located close to downtown Vancouver and accessible by SkyTrain.
1192 Quebec Street | Map it
Vancouver, BC V6A 4B2
tel 604 687 1150
Crabtree Corner Family and Emergency Early Learning and Care Centre
Located in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, this centre provides a healthy and secure environment for women and families. Services include a hot lunch program, housing and support groups. The early learning and child care centre offers short-term care for children ages six weeks to six years.
533 East Hastings Street | Map it
Vancouver, BC V6A 1P9
tel 604 216 1655
Emma's Early Learning and Care Centre
Emma’s cares for children ages six weeks to three years, with a focus on supporting young mothers. Children have a safe, stimulating environment while mothers receive academic and personal support through Tupper Young Parent Services.
Leslie Diamond Early Learning and Care Centre
The centre is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, on the fifth floor of the YWCA building. This centre provides full-time early learning and child care, with a licensed capacity to care for 26 children from six weeks to three years. Hours of operation are from 7:45am to 5:30pm.
535 Hornby Street | Map it
Vancouver, BC V6C 2E8
tel 604 895 5816