Boise School District and Boise Parks and Recreation to
Open Limited, Free Childcare for K - 6 Boise School District Students
Boise, ID -- 03/16/2020 -- To ease the burden on parents who must work and are in high-demand jobs such as first responders and healthcare, Boise School District and Boise Parks and Recreation announced today that they will offer limited, free childcare at four sites from Tuesday, March 17, 2020, through Friday, March 27th, 2020.

Sites will be limited to 24 children each. The first priority will be given to Boise School District K-6 students. Within the first three days of attendance at either program, parents will be required to provide a note from their employer that states their current employment schedule. Registration will be available using this form beginning at 4 pm today. 

Hours of operation are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.,Tuesday, March 17 - March 27, 2020. Breakfast, lunch and a snack will be provided by Boise School District food service staff.  

Boise Schools and the City of Boise stress that they will adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding hygiene for both students and staff.   Each site will have a nurse available to screen students at drop off.

Grace Jordan Elementary School
Just for Kids (JFK)
6411 Fairfield Ave, Boise, ID 83709
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Whitney Elementary School
Just for Kids (JFK)
1609 S Owyhee St, Boise, ID 83705
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Morley Nelson Elementary 
Boise Parks & Recreation
Community Center
7701 W Northview St, Boise, ID 83704
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Whittier Elementary School
Boise Parks & Recreation
Community Center
301 N 29th St., Boise, ID 83702
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
We thank the families in Boise for their continued support during this ever-changing and stressful time in our nation’s history. For more information please contact:
Alison Giachetti
Boise School District/Just for Kids
(208) 854-6722
Bonnie Shelton 
Parks and Recreation Department
Office: 208-608-7647
Please visit our  COVID-19 Information Page for the latest developments.
News Media Contact: 
Dan Hollar 
Public Affairs Administrator 
Boise School District 
(208) 854-4064 
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