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National Museum Day, Sept. 21

August 16th, 2019

Museums locally and across the country are taking part in Smithsonian magazine’s National Museum Day, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Participating area museums include the Rochester Museum and Science Center, George Eastman Museum, Genesee Country Village and the Lighthouse Museum at Sodus Point. Visit the magazine’s website to get a free ticket for two to visit […]

Call on the Senate to Increase Child Care Funding

August 8th, 2019

The House of Representatives recently voted to increase funding to the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) by $2.4 billion. We encourage you to call on the Senate to meet or exceed this amount so that more families have access to safe and affordable child care and providers are able to provide quality care […]

New Emergency Regulations Regarding Non-Medical Vaccine Exceptions

August 19th, 2019

National Museum Day, Sept. 21

August 16th, 2019

Museums locally and across the country are taking part in Smithsonian magazine’s National Museum Day, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Participating area museums include the Rochester Museum and Science Center, George Eastman Museum, Genesee Country Village and the Lighthouse Museum at Sodus Point. Visit the magazine’s website to get a free ticket for two to visit […]

Call on the Senate to Increase Child Care Funding

August 8th, 2019

The House of Representatives recently voted to increase funding to the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) by $2.4 billion. We encourage you to call on the Senate to meet or exceed this amount so that more families have access to safe and affordable child care and providers are able to provide quality care […]

Council receives NYS grant

August 5th, 2019

The New York State Council on Children and Families (CCF) announced that its New York State Birth Through Five Project (NYSB5) will award grants of to Child Care Council and other Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies to identify challenges and collaboratively assess their region’s child care needs. Here’s a WROC TV story about the […]

OCFS Providing Graco Cribs for Family-Based Providers

June 20th, 2019

The Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is promoting Safe Sleep in New York State. OCFS, through federal funds, has the opportunity to provide family-based child care providers a Graco Pack ‘n Play crib. Learn more.

Joint Statement From State of New York on New Legislation Regarding Non-medical Vaccination Exemptions for Children in Child Care

June 18th, 2019

Statement on Legislation Removing Non-Medical Exemption from School Vaccination Requirements On June 13, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children. The United States is currently experiencing the worst outbreak of measles in more than 25 years, with outbreaks in pockets of New York primarily driving the […]

2020 Census is coming

June 4th, 2019

Why You Should Complete the 2020 Census The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 5 percent of kids under the age of 5 were not counted in the last Census survey – amounting to about 1 million young children. It is important to participate in the next Census survey, to make sure children are accurately counted. […]

Start Bright Gala

May 20th, 2019

Please join Child Care Council at the annual Start Bright Gala, which celebrates the importance of early education and high-quality child care in ensuring children get a bright start to their future.

State Rate Changes

May 1st, 2019

As required by 18 NYCRR Subpart 358-2., we are alerting you of a reimbursement rate change. The child care market rates will be updated automatically in the Child Care Time and Attendance (CCTA) system with an effective date of May 1, 2019. When calculating payments on or after May 1, 2019, CCTA will automatically compare […]

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Start Bright Impact Awards

April 18th, 2019

To recognize the critical role of high-quality child care, Child Care Council, Inc. will present its annual Start Bright Impact Awards to honor outstanding family/group family providers, legally exempt providers, child-care center and school-age program staff. Nominations can come from a parent, a child, or from another child care provider or staff member. The awards […]

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