Child Watch Drop-In Center

Austin Community College students can receive drop-in care for their children ages 12 months to 12 years as part of a program offered by the YMCA of Austin at the ACC Highland Campus.

Cost is $4 per hour per child for a maximum of three hours per day, or 12 hours per week. In cases of multiple children, parents receive  a 50 percent discount on additional children in care at the same time, i.e. 2 children = $6 per hour, 3 children = $8 per hour, etc.


  • You must be a currently enrolled ACC student.
  • While your children are in care at the Child Watch facility, you must remain on the HLC campus and accessible to center Child Watch staff.
  • Snacks may not contain nuts due to potential allergy reactions.

Register for Child Watch Programs - Look for programs marked "ACC".