Check it out, exciting news if you have kids or have older folks….the City of El Paso has opportunities to help out both!
For young kiddos free childcare at the YMCA is available:
Some of the requirements are that you’re in the service industry (which most folks in El Paso are)…
Depending on your income and family size, if you are at or below a certain level, you will likely qualify for free child care. A family of 2 would have to make less than $43,549/year, whereas a family of 6 would have to make less than $84,537/year.
Other requirements are that the child must under 13, or under 19 is they have a disability. Parents must be a U.S. citizen or have legal immigration status, and the parent must work 25 hours in a single parent home or 50 hours if both parents work.
Check out the entire application HERE
For older folks, the Senior Centers are opening up November 1, 2021:
Senior Centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday with full reactivation of programming and activities that include the return of senior dances on select occasions.
The following is a list of reactivating Senior Centers in the City:
Eastside Senior Center, 3200 Fierro Dr.
Pavo Real Senior Center, 9311 Alameda Ave.
Grandview Senior Center, 3134 Jefferson Ave.
Happiness Senior Center, 563 N. Carolina Dr.
Hilos de Plata Senior Center, 4451 Delta Dr.
Memorial Senior Center, 1800 Byron St.
Polly Harris Senior Center, 650 Wallenberg Dr.
San Juan Senior Center, 5701 Tamburo Ct.
South El Paso Senior Center, 600 S. Ochoa St.
Wellington Chew Senior Center, 4430 Maxwell Ave.
Check out the entire list and activities available HERE