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  • The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce provides this childcare resource* in an attempt to serve those whose childcare options have been impacted by measures mandated to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). This resource is intended to serve as the connecting piece between businesses of all types and those who can provide childcare.

    Businesses who have employees in need of childcare should refer them to the contacts listed below.

    Please contact Brian Otten if you have questions about this resource.

  • Offering childcare:

    Childcaring: Central Wisconsin Early Education Resources

    Kelly Borchardt, Executive Director


    Wausau Child Care

    Jennifer Kowalski, Executive Director


    Woodson YMCA and Aspirus YMCA

    Sally Glennon, VP of Child Care/Camp Services

  • To meet the childcare need in the state, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Department of Health Services (DHS) are collaborating with The Registry Inc., Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA), Supporting Families Together Association (SFTA), and the Wisconsin Hospitals Association to ensure that the child care and school-age needs of Wisconsin's essential personnel are met during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    For further questions please email dcfmbcovid19@wisconsin.gov.