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COVID Vaccine

January 15th, 2021

Registered and Licensed child care providers are now eligible to receive the COVID vaccine in phase 1B. You must go to this website to complete the eligibility form and make an appointment. There is detailed information on the site. https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/

NYS Child Care Advocacy Tuesdays 2021

December 15th, 2020

      Next year, early childhood advocacy will be more necessary than ever to protect New York’s young children and families from budget cuts to programs they depend on – especially those crucial to Black and Brown communities disproportionately harmed by the ongoing pandemic.   While the State Capitol may not be open to […]

New Training Category

February 25th, 2021

The Office of Children & Family Service has added a 10th Training Category about Adverse Childhood Experiences for Child Care Providers! Learn more and register for our currently available courses at: https://childcarecouncil.com/professional-development/courses/

COVID Vaccine

January 15th, 2021

Registered and Licensed child care providers are now eligible to receive the COVID vaccine in phase 1B. You must go to this website to complete the eligibility form and make an appointment. There is detailed information on the site. https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

January 8th, 2021

Register for this event today!

NYS Child Care Advocacy Tuesdays 2021

December 15th, 2020

      Next year, early childhood advocacy will be more necessary than ever to protect New York’s young children and families from budget cuts to programs they depend on – especially those crucial to Black and Brown communities disproportionately harmed by the ongoing pandemic.   While the State Capitol may not be open to […]

Cares 3 Funding Available for Families

October 30th, 2020

Access to affordable and safe child care is a barrier for working parents during the best of times, and even more so during a crisis. The CARES Child Care Scholarship will ensure that the children are protected and cared for as they continue to serve the public. Parent Application: English – https://forms.gle/Xj2Ec9AS5wq6rvSu6 Spanish – https://forms.gle/7AVngbms6kMufNrE8 […]

CARES 3 Reopening/Restructuring for Remote Learning and Temporary Operating Grant

October 1st, 2020

Application Twenty million dollars is allocated to provide grants for closed child care programs to reopen or restructure under new guidelines for social distancing. This may cover partitions, technology to support remote learning, broadband access, and cleaning and classroom supplies. An additional $28.6 million will provide grants for child day care providers to pay for […]

Welcome Back!

August 11th, 2020

Dear providers, I hope this email finds you well. I would also like to thank you for your commitment and perseverance in the last few months. Child Care Council is happy to announce we are starting to open to the community again. In September we are starting our classes, also we will start to see […]

Federal CARES Act Funding Available for Child Care Providers

June 26th, 2020

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $65 million in federal CARES Act funding is available for child care providers statewide through the New York Forward Child Care Expansion Incentive program. The funding available includes:• $20 million to assist childcare program with reopening and expansion of capacity by providing materials to support a more socially distant […]

Guidance Documents for Child Care

June 10th, 2020

The Child Care Council, Inc. would like to share these important guidance documents created and circulated by the Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control.  If we all do our part and follow these guidelines and safety requirements we will help mitigate the spread of COVID19 and other illnesses and communicable diseases. “INTERIM […]

Society Can Learn Much from Child Care Environments When it Comes to Racial Harmony

June 3rd, 2020

Child care is a place of innocence, learning and development – as well as racial harmony. Children of all colors and backgrounds play together, learn together and make friendships. They don’t pay attention to skin color. Unfortunately, somehow that racial harmony and innocence too often gets lost among adults. The murder of George Floyd in […]

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