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Facility Notices: To ensure the safety of our children, families and staff after the protests and other activity in the area, we are suspending child care at our YWCA Midtown, Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Ecolab locations. Learn More

Consistent with the governor’s executive order to continue to slow the spread of COVID-19, YWCA Minneapolis will extend through at least June 1 temporary closures we implemented for our fitness centers, a few of our Early Childhood Education centers and Girls and Youth programming. Learn More

YWCA Minneapolis Children's Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital


Abbott Northwestern Hospital

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



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.