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
Tot’s Place, 8 Bent Avenue, Port Chester NY 10573
Mt. Kisco Child Care Center, 95 Radio Circle, Mt. Kisco NY 10549
Lanza Learning Center, 150 Woodworth Avenue, Yonkers NY 10701
Your "Core Body of Knowledge" begins with training at the Child Care Council of Westchester!
The Council's new Fall Training Calendar offers a variety of trainings for early care and education professionals. We can help you expand your skills, improve the quality of care you provide to children, and meet NYS licensing requirements.
Check out a sneak peek of topic areas in store this fall:
- Core Body of Knowledge: New York State's Core Competencies for Early Childhood Educators (for Directors)
- We Are All in This Together: Professionalism in Early Care & Education
- Building Social-Emotional & Positive Behavioral Skills in Early Childhood Settings
- The 3 “R’s” of Infant Toddler Learning
- Meeting Preschool Learning Standards Through Creative Art Experiences
The Council’s new Summer Training Calendar offers a variety of trainings for early care and education professionals. We can help you expand your skills, improve the quality of care you provide to children, and meet NYS licensing requirements.
Full-time working parents who live in Westchester with children up to 13 years of age may be eligible for scholarships covering July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016.