Child Care Resources

The following agencies can assist you in finding child care. You may also contact your local Department of Social Services for resources to help you pay for child care.

United Way

United Way Early Learner Scholarship Program | 434-972-1715 |806 East High Street Charlottesville, VA

The United Way Early Learner Scholarship Program is available for working families in the Thomas Jefferson Planning District who meet income guidelines. Contact Barbara Hutchinson 434.972.1716 for more information.

ReadyKids Child Care Resource & Referral | 434.296.4118 | 1000 East High Street Charlottesville, VA

Provides child care information through a database of home child care provides and child care centers. Helps parents identify their child care needs and find an appropriate provider.


YMCA Child Care at the Jefferson School | 434-205-4380 | 233 Fourth Street NW Charlottesville, VA

YMCA child care offers infant, toddler, and preschool care and education in conjunction with intergenerational programming. The YMCA also offers drop-in care options for school holidays or other days where you may just need occasional care. The Y also offers part-time preschool options for children going into kindergarten. PVCC students, faculty, and staff receive a 20% discount.*

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Registration Fee: $100

Weekly Tuition: Weekly tuition* is based on the classroom your child enrolls in the center. Please call for availability.



6 Weeks - 18 Months (Infants classroom)


18 Months - 2 Years (Toddlers classroom)


2 Years - 3 Years


3 Years - 5 Years


DROP IN CARE (based on availability/ call to make reservation)

Part Time PreK (4-5 years only) Full Day 2/3 day program All meals included


Part Time PreK (4-5 years only) 5 day 1/2 day program

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

All Meals included

Accepts all Subsidy Programs
10% Military Discount

20% Piedmont Virginia Community College Student & Employee Discount