Open Child Care
COVID-19 is changing the world as we know it, including child care. If you need child care, we are here to help. View the Child Care Map and then call the Referral Department 914-761-3456 ext. 140 and receive profiles of open child care programs/providers specific to your needs. We will confirm at least 3 openings for health care workers and first responders.
Keep in mind that you have to make sure that they are a safe and good quality program/provider for your child. Check the child care’s compliance history at https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/childcare/looking.asp
Click Here for Parent’s Checklist for care during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Click Here for Parent’s Guide during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Submit an Online Form
Fill out the online form and click to send. A Child Care Specialist will review the information and email you referrals within two business days.
Submit an Electronic Form.
Note: If you haven't received an email from us with referrals within 2 business days, please check your spam folder.
Call the Child Care Council at (914) 761-3456 x140 or 1-844-387-7525. For Services in Spanish, dial x122.
Child Care Specialists are available Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and Tuesdays until 7pm to help you make an informed decision about child care.