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Council Honors Outstanding Child Care Providers

October 30th, 2018

Child Care Council Inc. recently honored child care providers with its annual Start Bright Impact Awards and recognized Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren for her advocacy on child care issues. The Impact Awards are presented to providers who exemplify the critical roles that high-quality child care and early education play in the lives of young people. […]

Thank You for Making the Gala a Success

October 18th, 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended or made possible Child Care Council’s Start Bright Gala on Oct. 17, 2018. Held at Locust Hill Country Club, the event celebrated the importance of high-quality child care and early education in ensuring children get a bright start to the future. The Council also recognized Rochester Mayor Lovely A. […]

Take Action to Prevent Heatstroke this Summer

May 22nd, 2018

Every 10 days, across the United States, a child dies from being unattended in a hot car. As summer temperatures rise, more kids are at risk. Help stop these tragedies from happening by preventing heatstroke. View this PDF file to see helpful tips from Safe Kids Worldwide: heatstroke_infographic_2018

NYS OCFS Market Rate Survey Now Available

April 26th, 2018

New York State Office of Children and Family Services again is conducting a Market Rate Survey of the price of child care with a sample of licensed and registered providers from across New York state. This information is used to make sure that the rates that the county department of social services pays for child […]

Nature Explore Workshop

April 25th, 2018

Attend our Nature Explore workshop on June 16th and help the children in your life reconnect with nature! Flyer Child Care Council-Nature Explore  

May-June 2018 Caring Matters

April 20th, 2018

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Child Care Council featured on Rochester in Focus show

April 17th, 2018

Child Care Council was recently featured on News10NBC’s Rochester in Focus show. You can see the show here.

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Start Bright Impact Awards

April 16th, 2018

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 […]

Council CEO Recognized with Statewide Friend of Family Child Care Award

April 5th, 2018

Child Care Council Inc. CEO Barbara-Ann Mattle has been recognized with a statewide award from the Family Child Care Association of New York State (FCCANYS). At the recent FCCANYS annual conference, Mattle was honored with the 2018 Friend of Family Child Care Award. She received the award in recognition of her 34 years of supporting […]

Child Care Council Named a Winner of the Rochester 2018 Top Workplaces Award

April 5th, 2018

Child Care Council has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.

April 2018 Caring Matters

March 23rd, 2018

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CACFP Week, March 11-17, 2018

March 7th, 2018

CACFP Week is a national education and information campaign sponsored annually, every third week of March, by the National CACFP Sponsors Association. The campaign is designed to raise awareness of how the USDA’s Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) works to combat hunger and bring healthy foods to the table for children in child […]

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