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Financial Assistance





Central Bucks Family YMCA is a charitable, non-profit organization whose purpose is to improve the quality of community life. The Y strengthens the spirit, mind and body of all people. We build character by promoting the values of caring, respect, honesty, and responsibility.


Central Bucks Family YMCA Board of Directors feels strongly that the Y is for everyone. No one will be turned away because of their inability to pay, subject to the availability of funds. Our mission is to serve the people of the Central Bucks community.

Aid is not a handout, but a helping hand. The Y is here for people of all walks of life - when things are OK and when there are problems. Most people can afford the quality programs of the Y, and expect to pay fees out of a sense of personal responsibility. In time of need, Y financial assistance continues this responsibility in a partnership of assistance. Each participant will pay a part of the fees, based upon a sliding scale and the specific needs of the individual or family. Financial assistance is a temporary agreement extending assistance in a time of need. As the need decreases, it is expected that your share of payment will increase accordingly. Assistance will be granted for a specific time period. If assistance is still required after this period of time, another financial assistance form will need to be completed.

Application Process/Guidelines

    1. Complete the Financial Assistance Application - in full. You can print, and submit a hard copy.
    2. Assistance is reviewed on a one program, per person, per session basis (not including membership).
    3. Submit the application to the Member service desk or mail it to the Y, Attn: Financial Assistance.
    4. Proof of income is required before the assistance will be considered.
    5. Attach letter(s) of referral (optional).
    6. Allow at least 3 weeks for processing.
    7. You will receive a letter by mail notifying you of the status of your application.
    8. Assistance will be granted on the basis of financial need. The YMCA reserves the right to refuse assistance to any applicant.
    9. Financial Assistance requests for programs must be received prior to the session starting.
    10. Any questions, please call our Financial Assistance Office, 215.348.8131, x1139 or email Catherine Refice

*Please be sure you have attached the most current Federal Tax Return! If you are requesting Financial Assistance for CAMP, please REGISTER FOR THE CAMPS and WEEKS YOU WANT FIRST putting down a discounted deposit, then hand in the Financial Assistance application. THANK YOU!

If you are a current member at CBFYMCA, and you've been a job market victim, you are surely thinking of ways to cut back on expenses. Click here for our Member CARES Program.


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CENTRAL BUCKS FAMILY YMCA | 2500 Lower State Road | Doylestown, PA | 215.348.8131

Central Bucks Family YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, swim, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We're more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do. With a commitment to nurturing youth development, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility, the Y ensures that every individual has access to the essentials needed to learn, grow and thrive.

MISSION: Central Bucks Family YMCA is a charitable non-profit organization whose purpose is to improve the quality of community life. The Y strengthens the spirit, mind and body of its members. We build character by promoting the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.