YWCA NWT IS OFFERING FULL DAY CHILDCARE STARTING APRIL 14, 2020.  To register, please e-mail and provide the following: 

  • Child's name

  • Date of birth

  • School they usually attend

  • Details of your employment that deem you an essential worker. 

Care is provided for school-aged children, ages 3.5-10, from the hours of 8:30 a.m.-5:00pm, at Mildred Hall School. Children must be at least entering JK in Fall 2020 and be fully potty trained. Priority will be given to essential workers and space is limited. 



  • Weekly: $250 per child for full week (Monday-Friday). If it’s a short week, the cost will be $200 for the 1st child.

  • For parents with more than one child, the cost for 2nd child is $187.50 each and 3rd child or more, $125 each per week.

Full program details will be sent to parents and caregivers after registration is approved. 


Public registration for 2020/21 after-school programs opens Monday, May 4 at 9:00 a.m.  Registration will be by e-mail only ( and none will be accepted prior to this date. Please include the following info: 

  • Child's name

  • Date of birth

  • School attending 


The after-school program is available at all Yellowknife schools.  Staff provide a wide variety of exciting indoor and outdoor activities to keep children engaged and entertained. Registration opens April 2020 for children who are already in the program and opens to the public if there are any spots available after this.


Ages: Children ages JK - age 11.

Time: From dismissal until 5:30 p.m. Parents must pick their children up no later than 5:30 p.m.


Staff are trained in First Aid and CPR, providing a safe environment for all.


YWCA NWT also offers programming for early dismissal, full day programming for professional development days and March break programs when schools are closed. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to provide children with nut free snacks.


For more information, contact after-school program staff at (867) 873-4293.

24 Hour Crisis Line 1 (866) 223-7775 

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