Man and woman staff team from YMCA stood smiling to camera below an orange and purple balloon arch at the grand opening of their new nursery in Dudley

5 October 2023

In a bid to address the ongoing childcare sufficiency issue in Dudley, YMCA has taken a significant step forward by opening a new nursery facility today. Situated on St James’s Road, Dudley, this latest addition to the YMCA’s nursery network is set to make quality childcare more accessible than ever before.

With a growing demand for reliable childcare services in the area, YMCA’s new nursery is poised to become an ideal solution for parents seeking a safe and nurturing environment for their children. The facility boasts capacity for 100 children between the ages of 0-5, in recently refurbished rooms, age-appropriate rooms with an impressive garden space at the rear of the property.

YMCA, renowned for its commitment to transforming communities, is addressing the scarcity of childcare spaces in Dudley head-on. The new nursery aims to fill this gap by providing affordable and competitive rates to cater to a diverse range of families.

Speaking at the grand opening ceremony, Area Manager for YMCA Nurseries, Kellie Simcox, expressed her enthusiasm about the project’s impact on the community. “We’re absolutely thrilled to introduce our new nursery in Dudley. We recognise the challenges parents face in securing reliable childcare, and we’re proud to offer a solution that is both affordable and high-quality. Our goal is to provide a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment where children can learn, grow, and thrive.”

The addition of this nursery brings YMCA’s total number of nurseries across the Black Country to nine, underlining their commitment to serving local communities. Each nursery adheres to YMCA’s core values of inclusivity, affordability, and excellence in early years education.

YMCA’s expansion into Dudley demonstrates its unwavering commitment to meeting the evolving needs of families in the Black Country. As childcare remains a pressing concern for many, the new nursery offers a ray of hope, promising to make a positive impact on the lives of parents and children alike.

For more information about our nursery please contact Kellie Simcox on 07718 099 984 or book a visit to take a look around