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Child Care & Head Start

Legally-Exempt/Informal Child Care Provider Enrollment

New York State regulations require all legally-exempt child care providers (also known as informal providers) who provide child care services for a child residing in New York City to be approved, enrolled, and monitored by the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco), New York City’s Legally-Exempt Enrollment Agency.  In order to provide subsidized child care services through ACS, informal providers AND parents/guardians of children being cared for by an informal providers must both complete and sign the child care enrollment forms listed below (one set of forms for each family) and submit them by mail or in person to one of the WHEDCo sites listed below. 

1309 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY  10459

109 East 16th Street, 3rd Fl
New York, NY 10003

Manhattan/Staten Island
109 East 16th Street, 3rd Fl
New York, NY 10003

165-08 88th Ave, 2nd Fl
Jamaica, NY  11432

Child Care Enrollment Forms for Legally-Exempt Child Care Providers:

Forms in English: (In Word Format)

Formularios en español: (In forma de Word)

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