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Kidslink Before & After School Program

YWCA Hartford Region’s Kidslink program provides quality before and after school care for students in grades K-5 across the Greater Hartford community. Kidslink supports the social, physical, and academic growth of each child, fostering an environment of teamwork and respect.

Many of Kidslink sites have reach capacity at this time, if you do not see your site listed on the application please contact Stacey Sherwood for waitlist options; (860) 525-1163, ext. 137.

We accept Care4Kids to help with the cost of childcare. To learn more, contact us at (860) 525-1163, ext. 137.


Kidslink operates in the following schools, 7 AM – 6 PM, Monday – Friday:


  • Bolton Center School

Rocky Hill

  • Stevens Elementary School
  • West Hill Elementary School
  • Moser School

South Windsor

Before and after school programs are held at 1724 Ellington Rd. and transportation is provided to and from school.

  • Orchard Hill Elementary School
  • Eli Terry Elementary School
  • Pleasant Valley Elementary School
  • Coming 2023-24 school year – Phillip R. Smith Elementary School

West Hartford

  • Bugbee Elementary School
  • Duffy Elementary School
  • Florence E. Smith STEM School
  • Webster Hill Elementary School
  • Wolcott Elementary School

For Questions or To Register:

For more information or to register, contact:

Stacey Sherwood, Central Registration
Phone: (860) 525-1163, ext. 137
Email: WestSAregistration@ywcahartford.org

Space is limited. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Important Deadlines You Need to Know!

For 2023 – 2024 Kidslink:

  • Enrollment for returning families begins April 1 – 30, 2023.
  • Enrollment for new families begins May 1, 2023.