Texas Vets and Dependents Program - YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region

Texas Vets and Dependents Program

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For more information or to get started, please contact Celene Gomez at c.gomez@ywcaelpaso.org!

With the support of Texas Veterans Commission, YWCA provides special rates to veterans, veteran dependents, and surviving spouses. These rates apply to our Early Learning Academies (highly rated early childhood education for children ages 0-5), our School Age Programs (After School Programs and Summer Camps for children ages 4-12), and Health and Wellness Programs!

Get Started

Veteran status will be verified prior to registration in a program. This can be done through a military ID, DD Form 214, Discharge Certificate, and other forms of identification.

You will also be asked to verify that your household income is at or below 120% of the Area Median Income and that you reside within El Paso County.

For more information and to begin the verification process, please contact Celene Gomez at 915-519-0000 ext. 1115 or email at c.gomez@ywcaelpaso.org!

Accepted forms of identification

Early Learning Academies

YWCA Early Learning Academies offer comprehensive services for children ages 0-5 at seven locations around El Paso. We offer a fun, creative, and educational curriculum to prepare our students for school and have integrated an emotional and behavioral health curriculum throughout our locations. Learn more.

After School Programs

Located on more than 40 elementary school campuses, YWCA’s After School Programs keep students engaged and active from the time the bell rings until 6 pm. The programs are ideal for working parents and guardians but are also beneficial to students. YWCA After School Programs offer homework assistance, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) games and challenges, a literacy-based curriculum, USDA-approved snacks, physical activity, and more! Learn more.

Fitness and Aquatics Centers

YWCA offers family and individual memberships at our four fitness centers in El Paso. Our full-access pass includes our indoor heated swimming pools, weight and cardio rooms, Zumba and other indoor and aquatic fitness classes. We have something for every member of the family! Learn more.

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Texas Veterans Commission subsidies are available for those who qualify and contingent upon funding availability from July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023

Funding is limited and offered on a first come, first served basis. This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families. For more information about the Texas Veterans Commission please visit www.tvc.texas.gov