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    Instructor: Andrea McKenna This 8 week course covers a comprehensive range of topics related to the process of starting a child care center in New York State. These topics include regulations, building selection and design, age appropriate classroom equipment and classroom design, staffing, parent handbooks, panel discussion, finance and business practices.
  • Raising Healthy ChildrenJanuary 21, 2015
    A free community discussion with Dr. Philip Landrigan, director of the Children’s Environmental Health Center, chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and dean for Global Health at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. The rate of childhood diseases—such as autism, allergies, asthma, ADHD, learning disabilities, childhood cancer, diabetes, and obesity—is increasing. Scientific research suggests that [...]

For Parents

Our team of professional Child Care Referral Specialists is available to assist families in their search for child care programs in Livingston, Monroe, and Wayne† counties in the State of New York.  They are also available to assist you in accessing other community resources and parent education opportunities.

  • Understand Your Options
    Understanding the different types of child care programs can help you make the best child care choice for you and your child.
  • Quality Provider Referrals
    We will provide you with a list of qualified providers that match your individual child care criteria.
  • Comprehensive Information
    Parents using our service receive detailed information about types of child care, quality indicators, regulatory compliance, cost, and much more.
  • Fast Service and Unlimited Access
    We offer many convenient ways for you to receive information that you can access as often as needed.

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