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Membership For All Assistance

At the Y, strengthening the foundation of our community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background has the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. We believe that lasting personal and social change can only come about when we work together to invest in our kids, our health, and our neighbors. We provide support for families and promote positive change overall through our Annual Campaign. When you give to the Y, you help more people move forward. 

Please note MFA only applies to those applying for a family, adult or young adult membership.

How to Apply and Renew

In order for us to process your application, you must complete the confidential MFA Application form. An online version of the application can be found at the bottom of this page or you may apply in person. For both new applications and renewals, please attach copies of the following documents to your online application or bring them to the Member Service desk at your local YMCA to verify your rate:

  • Required: Copy of most recent tax return/W2/1099 forms OR taxes not filed a letter from IRS.

  • Required: Copy of two recent payroll stubs OR a copy of unemployment check stubs.

  • If Applicable: Verification of any other assistance received, like food stamps, child support, housing assistance, etc. 

  • If Applicable: Social Security income verification (tax return not required).

Payments can be made in the following ways:

  • Bank Draft (need official bank documentation)

  • Credit Card Draft

  • Annual Payment 

Program Assistance

  • The percentage of assistance applied to programs is based on a sliding scale.

  • Please ask member services staff for more information.

  • If you feel you have a need for more assistance please call the Y for a confidential appointment to discuss further. 

Selection Process

Eligibility for financial assistance will be determined by the appropriate staff, based on a thorough review of the application and at times a personal appointment with the applicant. For online applications, someone will follow up with you via email within 2 business days of your submission. The length of assistance will not exceed twelve months. You will be asked to complete a new MFA form for all renewals. Failure to report any form of income may result in the termination or delay of assistance from the Y. The YMCA of the Chippewa Valley reserves the right to refuse assistance to any applicant. The YMCA of the Chippewa Valley reserves the right to accept only qualifying applicants.

For More Information

If you have questions or need more information please contact us:

  • Chippewa Falls YMCA | (715) 723-2201

  • Eau Claire Downtown YMCA | (715) 836-8460

  • Questions? Contact Customer Service - Click Here

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