Division of Child Care Services

Division of Child Care Services Home Page

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services provides a range of resources to help parents with their child care needs, people who want to start or are currently running child care programs, and anyone with a concern about the health or safety of a child in a day care program.


News

Swimming Pool Safety Reminder

The warm weather is here and backyard pools are open. Swimming is a great activity for children, helping them stay cool and get exercise. Take a moment to review these safety guidelines to help make this summer a safe one.

New Child Care Policies

There are three new policies posted on the DCCS website now in effect. They are:

Train the Trainer for medication administration training

Qualified individuals who are interested in becoming a Medication Administration Training (MAT) Trainer can submit an application to attend the MAT Training of Trainers (TOT) course. The MAT TOT is a three-day course designed to prepare trainers to effectively facilitate the MAT provider course. The MAT TOT is a three-day course designed to prepare trainers to effectively facilitate the MAT provider course.

New York City Launches Early Childhood Development Initiative

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QUALITYstarsNY

Quality Stars

QUALITYstarsNY is New York State's quality rating and improvement system. It is a voluntary program to rate, improve and communicate levels of quality in all regulated early care and learning programs. Read more about the important QUALITYstarsNY initiative.


Child Care Complaints:
In NYS (toll-free):
(800) 732-5207
In NYC:
311 or (646) 632-6101

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