As a Tier II child development center, YWCA Mel Wolf is much more than a day care. Mel Wolf is dedicated to child development, education and emotional growth. Instructors engage children with high-quality and age-appropriate activities; a variety of educational toys and equipment; a stimulating curriculum that’s custom tailored to each child’s development and interests; plus nutritious meals and snacks. Services are provided to infants, toddlers, pre-school and school-age children  year round The YWCA Mel Wolf Child Development Center, which is available to any one regardless of their socio-economic status, offers childcare and education that’s secure, diverse and stimulating. Studies show that early childhood development is one of the best economic development tools for states to develop a stronger workforce, lower crime rates and advance educational opportunities. The services offered at YWCA Mel Wolf are particularly empowering to working mothers, many of whom are the family’s single source of income.


YWCA Mel Wolf Child Development Center

201 Donnally Street  |  Charleston, WV 25301


Open: Monday – Friday  7am - 5:30pm








Click here to download an enrollment application for your child.


Completed applications may be brought or mailed to the YWCA Mel Wolf Child Development Center, ATTN: Director Darlene Castelli.

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At YWCA Charleston we are dedicated to our mission: eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.


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