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Upcoming Child Care Business Events

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M&T Bank - How to Open a Business Checking Account


Thursday, April 20, 2023

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Meet with an M&T Business Banking Specialist to learn how to open a simple checking account for your child care business. M&T's Simple Checking for Business is an easy-to-use, low-cost alternative to standard business checking accounts. Register here.

Employee Retention Credits (ERC) Information Session 


Tuesday, April 25, 2023

1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) is a new tax credit authorized by the CARES Act that provides tax credit to employers who were affected by COVID-19. It is not a loan and does not need to be paid back. Nearly all U.S based businesses may be eligible to receive an ERC credit of up to $26,000 per employee. Join us in this informational session to find out if your child care business is eligible! Register here.

Let's do something great for Westchester's children!


  • Do you have an amazing idea for your child care/after school program that needs some resources?
  • Something you've always wanted to try?
  • A promising approach that will make great things possible for Westchester children?

Then we encourage you to apply for a Cate Riley Innovation for Quality Prize. Three (3) grants up to $2,000 each will be awarded.

NYS Child Care Workforce Crisis is Keeping Children Out of Child Care*

  • Over 25,000 children on waiting lists
  • Over 28,000 children unable to receive care in their programs


  • 90% of programs are understaffed
  • 766 classrooms are closed
  • Over 3,800 staff positions are vacant
  • 35% programs are shortening their hours
  • 67% of programs are reducing their capacity, closing classrooms, or shutting programs on short notice
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Contact Us

Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.

313 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, New York 10583

Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Child Care Specialists extended hours are available on Tuesdays until 7pm to help you make an informed decision about child care.

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

Fax: (914) 761-1957

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