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Tiny Boots

YWCA Elgin is now a proud provider of Tiny Boots, free childcare for Veteran!

The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs has partnered with the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago and the Federal VA to provide quality, childcare at No Cost while you attend your scheduled medical or counseling appointments; or job interview. And you can set this up in 3 Easy Steps.

  1. Go to https://ywcachicago.org/tinybootsveterans/ and fill out the Tiny Boots Program Application. To be eligible:
    • Must be an Illinois Veteran
    • Have a verifiable medical appointment or job interview
    • Notify the YWCA of appointments at least 1 week in advance
  2. Complete the Tiny Boots Application which includes:
    • Application
    • Emergency Contact Form
    • Medical Form
    • Photo Release
  3. Return completed forms including verification of appointment/job interview to wecareforourvets@ywcachicago.org

The YWCA Metro Chicago, Veterans’ Specialist will contact the provider and schedule childcare for the date and time of your appointment. You and your provider will receive an email confirmation with detailed childcare arrangements.

Questions? Call 630-580-3199 or email wecareforourvets@ywcachicago.org

 

Cinderella’s Closet has been canceled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
 
This event will not be rescheduled. If you are in need of a dress, please contact Sherry Kinser, Cinderella’s Closet Coordinator, at skinser@ywcaelgin.org to schedule an appointment.

YWCA Elgin Program/Event Updates


03.21.2020 UPDATE – Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Illinois Governor Pritzker’s shelter-in-place order, the YWCA Elgin will be temporarily closed in order to ensure the safety of our clients, staff, and the entire community. Please check back or follow us on social media for updates.

School Age Child Care (SACC) will be closed until April 7th.

Adult Education (English as a Second Language) will be canceled until further notice.

Family Literacy will be canceled until further notice.

Thank you for understanding. We hope everyone stays safe during this time and we look forward to returning to our regular schedule soon.