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Special Needs Services

The Special Needs Referral Program provides assistance in locating child care or other community resources for families with children with a developmental disability or developmental delay. An enhanced referral service provides information about types of child care, licensing regulations, legal child care options, quality information, and referrals to programs with confirmed openings. Child care programs in Monroe County may also be eligible to receive an equipment loan for children with special needs while in their care.

  • Free enhanced child care referrals
  • Assistance in making a child care plan
  • Free parent communication workshops
  • Loan equipment program for child care setting

These enhanced services are funded through grants from the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).

For the most recent upcoming FREE parent communication workshops, click here [pdf].

For more information or to begin your search for care, call Bethany Williams at (585) 654-1287.

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