Thank you very much for your interest in applying to the YMCA Purdy’s Wharf Child Care Centre.

We have no spaces available at the present time, but we do encourage parents to register for future placement. Parents are asked to contact Ashley Dunphy at ashley.dunphy@halifax.ymca.ca to receive registration and wait list information.

Financial Assistance

We’re a local charitable organization committed to helping you become stronger with programs and services that foster a healthy life. This is how we build healthy communities. As a charitable organization, the YMCA is committed to giving everyone an opportunity to benefit from programs and resources that help them live a healthy, connected life.  We offer Financial Assistance directly through our YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.


Government Subsidy Information

In addition to Financial Assistance through our YMCA Strong Kids Campaign, we can also assist eligible families to apply for a government child care subsidy. Eligibility will be based on your family’s income, finances and social need. Please click here for more information on government child care subsidies.