Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Let's Move Child Care Ahead in NYS!

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We are fortunate that Westchester County has made affordable child care a priority by continuing the Westchester Works Child Care Scholarship program, while increasing the income eligibility levels. Now making a family of 3 with an income of $120,000 eligible for scholarship.

HOWEVER, THERE IS STILL WORK TO BE DONE AT THE STATE AND FEDERAL LEVEL!

Join us in Albany on Tuesday, Febraury 6th, 

for NYS Child Care Advocacy Day!

As proud members of the Empire State Campaign for Child Care (ESCCC) we are heading to Albany, on February 6th, with members from across New York State to make it clear that child care must be a top priority in the 2024 state budget! We will hold a rally and participate in meetings with legislators to share our stories and our needs.

This year, we will call on New York to take the next steps towards high-quality, universal child care by advocating for:

  • better pay and benefits for the child care workforce, which earns less than almost all other jobs in New York State for the important work caring for and educating our youngest children
  • supportive changes that will that allow more families to access the care they need, when they need it — breaking down harmful barriers and building more care options for families outside of 9 to 5, weekday hours

Register today!

For questions and/or more information, Contact Nicole Masucci at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Red Flags - When to Worry if School Age Behaviors are Caused by Special Needs 
VIRTUAL TRAINING
Tuesday, February 13, 2024 from 6:30-8:30pm

There are many reasons that school age children have challenging behaviors. One of them is having a learning difference. Learning differences can affect all areas of a child’s development. Let’s explore behaviors that are Red Flags that a learning difference could be the cause. We will assess what is going on and strategies for helping children to be more successful in your program. 

Modality - Age: SACC
Training Categories: OCFS (1, 3) CBK (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
Trainer: Idie Benjamin
Cost: $20 CCCW members/$25 non-members

Register Here

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Lions SEE - Free Vision Screening Program

The Lions Club Kid Site Vision Screening Program is offering FREE vision screenings, available for booking. These screenings can aid in the early detection of vision troubles for children as young as 6 months old. If you are interested, please contact Joanne O’Hanlon directly and she will be able to assist with scheduling or if you have questions. Please see the business card above. Her contact info below:    

Joanne O’Hanlon, 914-217-0769, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information please visit their website: www.lionsseeny.org

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Programs that fail to submit the expense reports from the Stabilization Grants will be required to return all unreported funds to OCFS. Failure to return funds will result in being ineligible for future New York State financial grant programs.

Don't let that be you!

Register for our final in-person group session where we will review the expense report, step-by-step.

WhenTuesday, January 23, 2024

Time1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Available Time Slots

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Register Here 


Can't make it to the in-person session?

Join us in our final virtual walkthrough session as we review the expense report step-by-step.

When: Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Register Here


The due date for outstanding expense reports is January 31, 2024.

For information about outstanding expense reports for the Stabilization Grants, please contact Jayselle Trancoso at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ext. 227 or Jessenia Tejada at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or ext. 161.

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The Workforce Retention Grant application was tricky, but completing your expense report doesn't have to be! Ease frustration and avoid mistakes by joining us as we review the expense report process step-by-step. Register Here 

When - January 18, 2023

Time1:00 pm - 12:00 pm


Can't remember what the eligible expenses are?

Click on the Statement of Grant Opportunity (SOI) below to review Section V. ELIGIBLE EXPENSES FOR STAFF RETENTION FUNDS and Section VI. ELIGIBLE EXPENSES FOR STAFF RECRUITMENT FUNDS. Statment of Grant Opprotunity (SOI)

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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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