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Child Care Financial Assistance

Open Doors Scholarship Program


Child Care Financial Assistance is made possible by the YMCA Annual Campaign. Financial Assistance is provided to individuals, children, and families on a need basis through our Open Doors Scholarship Program. Anyone is eligible to apply for Financial Assistance.  If we can serve you or your family in this way, please fill out the Financial Assistance Application and return it to:


Whatcom Family YMCA

Attention Melinda Yost

1256 N State Street

Bellingham WA  98225

or email myost@whatcomymca.org




DSHS Fee Assistance

Registration forms my be turned in before we receive authorization from DSHS, but we can not guarantee space or start date until authorization is received.

Contact Melinda Yost at (360) 255-0519 with questions or for more information.