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Infant and Toddler Care Resources

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Region II New York State Infant and Toddler Resource Network

What do we do?

Enhance and support high quality care for infants and toddlers in:

  • Family Child Care Homes
  • Group Family Child Care Homes
  • Child Care Centers
  • Legally Exempt programs
  • Families
  • Agencies serving children and families
  • Provide assistance and support to trainers in the Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies within our nine county region

What do we offer Infant and Toddler Caregivers?

  • Information on best practices in infant and toddler child care
  • Information on current research and developments in the field
  • Technical assistance for existing and potential caregivers serving infants and toddlers
  • Training and workshops
  • Answers to questions and concerns

View our brochure that outlines “The Ten Components of Quality Infant & Toddler Care”

Contact Information:

We house an Infant Toddler Specialist in every Child Care Resource and Referral Agency within the nine counties of Region II. You can contact your local agency and ask for the IT Specialist in your community. Please see the following:

Child Care Council, Inc.
595 Blossom Road, Suite 120
Rochester, New York 14610 585-654-4720
Director of Infant & Toddler Services- Kristin Perrone
Infant Toddler Specialists-Rose Shufelt, Chelsea Peckham, Catherine Turco
Serving Monroe, Livingston, and Wayne Counties

Chemung County Child Care Council
571 East Market Street, Suite 205
Elmira, NY 14901

Anita Quinitchett & Emily Lunduski

Child & Family Resources
100 East Main Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
315-536-1134  Serving Ontario, Seneca, Yates

Tracy Travis & Amanda Miller

Steuben Child Care Project
117 East Steuben Street, Suite 11
Bath, NY 14810
607-776-2126 x234, (800) 553-2033

Elizabeth Ryder & Cynthia Horton serving Steuben and Schuyler counties

Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC)

Our trainers participated in an Intensive Training Institute for Program for Infant and
Toddler Care (PITC) presented by West ED. This internationally known program is
considered the gold standard for best practices for babies and toddlers in
group child care settings. New York now has a cadre of certified PITC trainers
who will become part of the state trainers’ registry!

To find out more about The Program for Infant Toddler Care,
visit here.

To read more about our network or to review the latest data
reports, please visit the Early Care and Learning Council’s website here.

Infant & Toddler Network

At Child Care Council, we are deeply committed to providing a range of infant and toddler care resources to support caregivers and early childhood professionals. Our resource network is dedicated to enhancing and nurturing the high-quality care of infants and toddlers across various settings, including family child care homes, group family child care homes, various child care centers. We also extend our expertise to families and agencies serving children and families in our community. 

Our network offers valuable resources for infant and toddler care. We provide access to a lending library stocked with resource books, journals, and videotapes, as well as responsive support to address any questions or concerns you may have. Together, we strive to elevate the quality of infant and toddler care, ensuring a bright and nurturing start for our youngest learners. For more information regarding infant and toddler care resources, or to connect with our professionals, please refer to the contact details provided above. We are dedication to the well-being and development of infants and toddlers.

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