Y-Care (Before & After School Care)

Encouraging kids to be accepting of others

Grades K-5

With a focus on safety, health, social growth and academic enhancement, Y-Care serves children kindergarten through 5th grade in Portage Township Schools. Students engage in a variety of activities to develop their interests and talents in a safe and secure, fun environment with low child-to-staff ratio. Children may be dropped off before school as early as 6:00 a.m. and picked up after school as late as 6:30 p.m. CCDF vouchers are accepted and financial assistance is available. Program location and transportation may be subject to change based on availibility.


4+ days of care per week
Members Non-Members
AM $40* $50*
PM $40* $50*
AM & PM $62* $72*
1 to 3 days of care per week
Members Non-Members
AM $12.50* $15*
PM $12.50* $15*
AM & PM $15* $17.50*

*$30 registration fee applies per school year, per child.


Y-Care is located at:
Portage Township YMCA

3100 Willowcreek Rd. Portage, IN 46368
Serving Portage Township Schools

  • Yoga & Other Group Exercise
  • After-school 5 component meal
  • Large Motor Development
  • S.T.E.M. Activities
  • Reading
  • Homework Assistance
Brianna Manning, Director of Enrichment & Recreation
Phone:(219) 762-9622