Child Care for Essential Personnel, Health Care Professionals and First Responders

  • The Amherst Central School District (CSD) is partnering with the YMCA and ACCCC to provide child care to Amherst CSD residents who are Essential Personnel, Health Care Professionals and First Responders at NO COST to these families. At this time, this is only open to Amherst residents who are Essential Personnel, Health Care Professionals and First Responders.  This is an attempt at helping those on the front lines of this public health crisis.

    Independent Health YMCA
    The child care will be Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Independent Health Family Branch YMCA, 150 Tech Drive, Amherst NY 14221. Essential Personnel, Health Care Professionals and First Responders would need to enroll by emailing awebster@ymcabn.org or by calling (716) 276-8300 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  When you call, identify that you are interested in the “Emergency Vacation Club for Amherst Central School District Essential Personnel, Health Care Professionals and First Responders”. Credentials for employment as an Essential Personnel, Health Care Professional or First Responder must be provided upon enrollment. For any specific questions regarding your child’s needs, please ask to speak to Abby Webster.

    Amherst Community Church and Childcare Center
    The child care will be at ACCCC located at 77 Washington Highway, Snyder, NY 14226 for 0 to 3-year-olds, and possibly older if available. Register by visiting: amherstcommunitychildcare.org or by phone 834-9700. For specific questions, please ask to speak with Andrea O’Hern, Andrea.ohern@amherstcommunitychurch.org.