Office of Children and Family Services

Division of Child Care Services

Health Care Consultants

How to locate a Health Care Consultant

To locate a CCR&R in your area contact your licensor or registrar or visit the following website: http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/childcare/referralagencys.asp. It is also important to note that under no circumstances is any provider required to use the health care consultant services offered by the CCR&R's. Providers may employ a private consultant.

How to verify that your health care consultant is currently licensed to practice in New York State

Health care consultants must have a valid New York State license to practice as a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or registered nurse. The NYS Education Department, Office of the Professions will verify a consultant's license on line at: http://www.op.nysed.gov/opsearches.htm or you may contact the Office of Professions at:

The Office of Professions
at New York State Education Department

Office of the Professions
Education Building - 2nd floor
Albany, NY 12234
Telephone: (518) 474-3817

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Important Numbers

  • Child Care, Foster Care and Adoption:
    1-800-345-KIDS (5437)
  • Child Care Complaint Line:
    1-800-732-5207
    311 or 646-632-6101 NYC