Thursday, September 10, 2015

Child Care Available to Low Income Families

Openings for Babies Step Forward Available Throughout Westchester

Infants and toddlers from low income working families in Westchester have new opportunities to participate in Early Head Start child care programs thanks to a federal grant designed to improve early childhood development. Babies Step Forward openings – for children ages 6 weeks to 2 years, 9 months, including those with special needs – are available at child care centers and group family care providers countywide. Parents must be working and either receiving, or eligible to receive, a child care subsidy through Westchester County.
Babies Step Forward offers responsive, relationship-based care and developmentally-appropriate curriculum. Participating families also receive additional benefits, including access to a disability specialist, social worker and nurse, free diapers and wipes, and other ongoing support.
Full day care is available at the following child care centers; parents should contact the centers directly if interested:

Greyston Learning Center, 68 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers NY 10701
(914) 376-7200

Tot’s Place, 8 Bent Avenue, Port Chester NY 10573
(914) 939-1617

Mt. Kisco Child Care Center, 95 Radio Circle, Mt. Kisco NY 10549
(914) 241-2135

Lanza Learning Center, 150 Woodworth Avenue, Yonkers NY 10701
(914) 378-1473

Group family child care for days, nights and weekends is also available through Babies Step Forward, in the following locations: Elmsford, Mt. Vernon, New Rochelle, Ossining, Peekskill, Port Chester, White Plains and Yonkers. For more information about these options, contact Laura Cleare at the Child Care Council of Westchester: (914) 761-3456 x169 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.

313 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, New York 10583

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Phone: (914) 761-3456
Toll-Free: 1 (844) 387-7525

Fax: (914) 761-1957

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