Professional child care providers in Westchester County are encouraged to join the Child Care Council to take advantage of discounts, resources, marketing and learning opportunities, and to support our critical mission to promote quality early care and education.

2021 Membership Benefits include:

  • Membership Certificate to post at your site
  • Discounted calendar trainings and on-site trainings
  • Listing on our website with a link to yours
  • Free postings on the Council's Job Bank
  • Free exclusive Members only networking and annual events
  • Lakeshore Learning coupon and discount
  • Printed Council Training Calendars
  • Refer a friend and receive a voucher for a training
  • Once Upon a Child coupon 

Your membership dollars fund the Council's efforts to protect Westchester's early care and learning system for children, parents and the early care and education community, through activities such as:

  • Advocacy with Westchester's elected officials for more child care funding
  • Public education to raise the public's appreciation for the benefits of a strong early learning and after school community
  • Representation in Albany and Washington to secure state and federal funding
  • Reports and resources on Westchester's regulated child care community

Thanks to your support, we were able to achieve the following advocacy “wins”:

  • Subsidy reimbursement rate increases for contracted providers in 2018 and 2019
  • Another subsidy reimbursement rate increase for 2020 of 6%
  • More Title XX child care slots
  • Reduction in the parent share from 27% to 25%
  • Switch from hourly to part-day reimbursement for after school

With your help, we will keep fighting for more equitable access to safe, quality, affordable child care for parents and better wages and benefits for child care professionals!

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The Child Care Council has been very supportive and helpful, from providing information and training to the stellar networking sessions hosted by SADN. The larger conferences offer innovative topics that we have brought to our after-school program. This in turn enhanced the overall quality of our program. We really feel the strong support from the organization and the knowledgeable people that we’ve met and interacted with.

— Hope O’Connell, Playful Wonders After-School, New Rochelle NY

The School Age Conferences provide workshops on many useful topics related to what we do each day. The last conference sponsored a ‘follow the money’ workshop. We took the ideas and started our own children’s’ business in the after school program. The children love setting up their own business and eventually selling their products to our parents and friends. Great idea from this conference.

— Sonia Daley, GOAL, Yonkers NY


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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