New York Commission on Women's Issues
NYC Family Guide NYC Commission on Women's Issues


About CWI Child Care Committee

Child Care / Early Education
Choosing & Locating Services
Child Care Subsidies

Health Insurance
Insurance for Children
Insurance for Adults
Reproductive Health and Prenatal Care


Tax Credits

Supplemental Services

Contact CWI

Back to CWI
Search CWI
NYC Family Guide

The NYC Commission on Women's Issues is delighted to have you visit the NYC Family Guide.

This guide aims to be a comprehensive source on various aspects of child care for families in New York City. Drawing upon the expertise and knowledge of a variety of city agencies and organizations, this website includes information on early intervention, health insurance, nutrition, tax credits, and, of course child care options ranging from locating services to child care subsidies and early education. We hope you'll find the NYC Family Guide an easily accessible "one-stop shop" resource for information on raising a family while working or seeking employment in New York City.

If you are looking for the NYC Department of Education Family Guide, please visit

Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Spitzer Announce Passage of Local Child Care Tax Credit
On August 2nd, 2007, Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Spitzer announced the passage of the Local Child Care Tax Credit, designed to assist low-income and underemployed families with the cost of child care for children under the age of four.
Read the press release
New York State Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit
New York City Child Care Credit
Empire State Child Credit (New York State)

ACCESS NYC - You May Qualify for City, State, and/or Federal Benefits
Use ACCESS NYC to find out if you and your family qualify for City, State, and/or Federal human service benefit programs. This service will help you learn about the programs, how to apply, where to go, and even print filled in applications.

Sign up for Women's News