What exactly is YMCA financial assistance?
The YMCA financial assistance program provides help to pay for the needs of families, youth, and other individuals who can’t afford to pay for the full cost of YMCA memberships and child care programs. The underlying goal of the YMCA is a commitment to being accessible to all, and they work very hard to support those who may need help or be in challenging financial situations. How much financial assistance can I receive? The YMCA uses a sliding fee scale that is based on both total household income and also the number of household members. They require supporting documentation to verify the household income and size and they also do consider special circumstances when determining and providing assistance. How is assistance determined? Financial assistance is available to almost anyone, and it is based on number of household members, family income, and the availability of YMCA grants and funds. The aid is always provided on a fair and open basis and is in accordance with our donors’ wis