El Paso del Norte Region

Mi Casa

 The Judy and Kirk Robison Mi Casa Homeless Program Services

During the 2013-14 year, Mi Casa supported 132 families, providing care for 262 children ranging in age from one month to twelve years old.

The Judy and Kirk Robison Mi Casa Homeless Program Services (“Mi Casa Program”) provides subsidized child care to qualified homeless families residing in the El Paso area emergency shelters or transitional living centers. The Mi Casa Program provides those families with the opportunity to enroll their children in a caring, nurturing, and developmentally appropriate child care program at any of the 13 YWCA El Paso del Norte Region Early Learning Centers. The Mi Casa Program is the only child care program in the city of its kind, with a sole focus on addressing the needs of families experiencing homelessness. Mi Casa’s program offers a safe, academically enriching environment for children, allowing parents to can focus on pursuing or maintaining employment, and/or completing an approved educational program. In addition the Mi Casa Program provides transportation to and from the shelters to the YWCA Early Learning Centers.

Mi Casa Program Eligibility Requirements:

• Reside at a local emergency shelter or transitional living center in the El Paso county;
• Be capable to fulfill one or more of the qualifying activities;

Questions or comments? Click here for the YWCA Contact Form and select "Programs for homeless and/or battered women" under topic or call  915-519-0000 Ext 1123.