YMCA Southcoast is committed to the provision of quality, affordable care and education, and believes that our staff serves as an extension of your family. Programming consists of daily activities and relationships that offer opportunities for each child’s growth physically, socially, emotionally, and intellectually.
- To provide a program of creative, engaging learning experiences and supervised activities in which children will voluntarily participate and which provide an opportunity for the children's development and education.
- To partner with families to promote effective on-going family functioning and improve the future quality of the family's lives by linking children and their families to resources that can continue to provide needed social services in the future.
Our exceptional staff is highly dedicated and committed to making this special time in your child’s life a wonderful experience.
Our staff is chosen very carefully toprovide an enriching early care and educational experience for your child.
Our primary objective is to nurture the developmental growth of each child.
Our staff are college educated Y professionals who are committed to meeting the needs of all children.
Parents and other family members are an important part of Y programs. Y early care and education programs work to include parents and achieve family goals. We welcome family participation at our centers at anytime with no appointment necessary.
Our centers have established a variety of means to communicate with families including;
- Monthly newsletters
- Daily updates
- Parent conferences
- Open houses
Your child’s safety is our number one priority. Our centers are state licensed by the Department of Early Education and Care and each program meets rigid state health & safety regulations. Our staff is certified in CPR and first aid and each center has a licensed medical consultant on call. All staff is screened through criminal background checks and receives annual child safety training and certifications. Authorized photo ID pick up procedures are also in place.
Samantha Fagundes | Program Director
276 Gulf Road | Dartmouth MA 02748
Stephanie Winterson| Child Care Director
199 N Main Street | Fall River MA 02720
Maxine Hebert | After School Director
25 S Water Street | New Bedford MA 02740
Kate Middleton | Shining Tides Child Care Director
38 Reservation Road | Mattapoisett MA 02739
Position Open | Child Care Director
33 Charge Pond Road | Wareham MA 02751
508.295.9622 | DFringuelli@ymcasouthcoast.org