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Children and Youth

Justin Slade Youth Foundation

“Empowering youth to make better life choices and to express themselves in a positive way through music, art, drama and sport.”

Free programming for youths age 12 to 17!

To find out more about the Justin Slade Youth Foundation, our programming or volunteer opportunities, drop by the Dugout, located at 10500 Morrison Street, Fort McMurray.

Phone: 780-705-0010
E-mail: information@jsyf.ca
Website: www.jsyf.ca

The Hub

The Hub Family Resource Centre offers free programming and resources to families at our two locations in Fort McMurray and throughout the Municipality with our Hub on Wheels program. Whether you’re looking for a place to come meet other caregivers, spend time with your child, or receive parenting support and advice, The Hub has it all! Contact us now for your copy of our seasonal program guide or for more information.

Safe Visitation and Safe Exchange services are also offered through The Hub. Safe Visitation and Safe Exchange services provide an opportunity for children to have a positive visit/exchange with their parent in a safe and secure location.

Franklin Location: 10020(B) Franklin Ave
Phone: 780-791-7110

Timberlea Location: 6-118 Millennium Drive
Phone: 780-743-9115

You can find us online at www.thehubfrc.ca and on Facebook and Twitter.

YMCA Child Care and Out of School Care

As Western Canada’s largest child care provider, the health and well-being of your child is at the core of everything we do. At the Y, you'll find a group of caring and dedicated staff who make every day a special day for your child.

Now accepting registration at many Fort McMurray locations. We offer:

  • Early Years (as young as 12 mths)
  • Kindercare (with TWO new locations)
  • Out of School Care (up to grade 6)

We are implementing a staggered e-opening of our facilities, post-evacuation. For more information on which centres are now open, please visit our website or Facebook page.

YMCA Birchwood Child Care

Early Years (12mths to 6 yrs)
780-790-9532
190 Tamarack Way

YMCA Dickensfield Out of School Care

Out of School Care (grade 1 to 6)
780-792-7810
201 Dickins Drive

YMCA Eagle Ridge Child Care

Early Years (12mths to 5yrs)
587-537-5000
2-301 Sparrowhawk Drive

YMCA Eagle Ridge Out of School Care

Kindercare
Out of School Care (grade 1 to 6)
587-537-5003
2-301 Sparrowhawk Drive

YMCA NewAlta Child Care

Early Years (12mths to 6 yrs)
780-743-5554
9908 Penhoorwood Street

YMCA Thickwood Child Care

Early Years (19mths to grade 6)
780-791-4462
96 Silin Forest Road

YMCA Thickwood Out of School Care

Kindercare
Out of School Care (grade 1 to 6)
780-791-4462
96 Silin Forest Road

YMCA Timberlea Out of School Care

Kindercare – NEW for SEPT 2016
Out of School Care (grade 1 to 6)
780-215-5641
107 Brett Drive

YMCA Westview Out of School Care

Kindercare – NEW for SEPT 2016
Out of School Care (grade 1 to 6)
780-714-7175
407 Wolverine Drive

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