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I am a Parent looking for child care

Mother and BabyWe are here to help you start the application process.  As a parent, you probably have many questions about child care in New York City.  This wizard will help you learn whether you qualify for financial help Subsidized child care helps you pay for quality day care for your child(ren). NYC Children’s Services supports free or low cost child care for eligible low-income families living in New York City. Your family’s fee will depend on your income level.
Child care for children starting at age 6 weeks is provided at ACS-funded centers and registered family child care homes. These centers and homes are registered and licensed and must meet ACS quality standards.
, and then help you with your family’s application.

You are the best judge of whether a child care setting is right for your child.  We are proud to serve 75,000 children in all 5 boroughs. Our goal is to make the application process smooth for you, and to provide your child with quality care.

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What Types of Child Care are Available?

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