Empowerment Child Care

The YWCA provides up to 12 hours of free Empowerment Child Care per week for parents who are in transition, continuing their education, or looking for employment. Space is limited. To make reservations, call 828-254-7206 x 113. Orientation is required to use this service.


Drop-In Child Care is also available by the hour on a sliding scale! 

Drop-in care available (as capacity allows):
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Reservations are available:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:45 pm—7:45 pm
Saturdays 9:00 am—12:00 pm
Maximum of 4 hours of child care per visit.

$5-$10 per hour (sliding scale)
Ask Guest Services about purchasing a pre-paid Punch Card. For more information call: 828-254-7206 ext.113
All fees help support providing free childcare to low-income families while they are working towards stability and self-sufficiency.

For more information about Drop-In call 254-7206 x 113.

Thanks to Our Funders
Free Empowerment Child Care is made possible in part by support from, The Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation, Buncombe County Services Foundation, the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County and YWCA donors.