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YWCA Minneapolis Children's Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital


Abbott Northwestern Hospital

800 East 28th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55407, USA


Child Care for Essential Personnel

Beginning Monday, March 23, YWCA Minneapolis is offering child care to providing care for all essential workers at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Monday – Friday from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm for children ages six weeks to 12 years.

Daily health screenings are conducted at this location to ensure the health and safety of everyone. Scholarships are available for those who qualify.

Please contact Mandi Zaccardi at 612-215-4183 or for more information and to enroll.


7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Program Areas and Services:

YWCA Minneapolis Children’s Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital is located on the hospital campus in the Wasie Building.

The Children’s Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital location has achieved 4-Star Parent Aware rating (Parent Aware’s highest rating) and has NAEYC Accreditation.

Weekly Tuition

Infant Classroom

Full Week $409
Staff Ratio 1:3-4

Toddler Classroom

Full Week $339
Staff Ratio 1:5-7

Preschool Classroom

Full Week $301
Staff Ratio 1:7-10


Full Week: $220
Staff Ratio: 1:15

School-Age After School:

Full Week: $90
Staff Ratio 1:15

School Release Days:

Per Day $65
Staff Ratio 1:15

In addition, there is a twice-yearly $75 registration fee. Rates are effective July 1, 2019.

Financial Assistance

YWCA Minneapolis welcomes families who receive funds from:

  • CCAP (Child Care Assistance Program)
  • Pathway I Scholarships

Please contact the center for information regarding financial assistance opportunities that may be available to eligible families for children in our care.