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Child Care Subsidy Funding Available

April 4th, 2022

The Workforce Development Institute’s Child Care Subsidy Facilitated Enrollment Program is providing funding for income-eligible families who reside in Monroe County and work a minimum of 25 hours per week. Download the brochure with more information.

Refugees Can Get Assistance Starting Their Own Family Child Care Businesses, Through Federal Grant Program

February 28th, 2022

Child Care Council and Urban League of Rochester partnering on local effort Child Care Council Inc. and Urban League of Rochester, N.Y. Inc. are teaming up to help local refugees become more self-sufficient by launching and operating family child care businesses. Grant funding from the federal Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development program is designed […]

Dine Out, Support the Council

February 5th, 2020

Mark your calendars. You can help support Child Care Council’s work simply by going out to eat. Panera in Brighton and Blaze Pizza in Henrietta will donate 20 percent of their proceeds during two upcoming evenings: PaneraFri, May 15, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Blaze PizzaFriday, July 31, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please bring […]

Safe Sitter Classes Scheduled

December 17th, 2019

Child Care Council, Inc. offers the Safe Sitter® training program for young teens ages 11 and up. Learn how to stay safe when caring for young children. Upcoming Classes (9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.): ▪ Feb. 8 – Wayne County ▪ Feb. 22, April 4 – Monroe County ▪ April 25 – Livingston County (Class […]

ROC the Day, Dec. 3

December 2nd, 2019

Child Care Council connects families in our community with quality child care. You can help us! Log on Dec. 3 during #ROCtheDay.

Child Care Council Honors Outstanding Child Care Providers

October 25th, 2019

NYS Assemblywoman Jamie Romeo Recognized as Distinguished Civic Leader of the Year and St. Ann’s Community Honored as Innovative Employer of the Year Child Care Council Inc., a nonprofit that connects families with quality child care, recently honored child care providers with its annual Start Bright Impact Awards. The Impact Awards are presented to providers […]

Child Care Council CEO Receives RBJ’s 2019 Icon Honors Award

October 22nd, 2019

Child Care Council Inc. CEO Barbara-Ann Mattle was selected by the Rochester Business Journal as a 2019 Icon Honors award recipient. Established in 2017, Icon Honors recognizes Rochester business leaders, over the age of 60, for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership within and outside their fields. The honorees have moved their businesses […]

Child Care Council now offers online training!

October 21st, 2019

We now offer self-paced, online training courses that our staff created, in addition to our in-person professional development classes. These online classes are mobile friendly, so you can take them on your computer, tablet, or phone. Visit our professional development page to enter the portal.

Child Care Council’s Start Bright Gala, Oct. 16

October 2nd, 2019

Council to honor NYS Assemblywoman Jamie Romeo as Distinguished Civic Leader of the Year, St. Ann’s Community as Innovative Employer of the Year Child Care Council Inc., a nonprofit that connects families with quality child care, will hold its annual Start Bright Gala on Oct. 16, 2019, from 6 to 9 p.m. Held at Locust […]

Monroe County lowers copay multiplier to 25%

August 23rd, 2019

Great news for area families … Monroe County has lowered its copay multiplier from 35% to 25%. Families will now pay 25% of their income over the poverty level for a child care subsidy. This means a family of three with an annual income of $42,660 will pay $5,195 per year for child care on […]

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 […]

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