for Parents

**Fill out our short survey and be entered to win a $250 gift card!**

The survey (only 7 required questions) is only if you are a New York State resident who has a child aged 12 or under. If your children are currently in child care, if you are looking for child care, or if you have used child care in the past, we want to hear from you!

Be sure to include your contact information at the end of the survey if you would like to be eligible to win a $250 gift card from the Early Care and Learning Council.

Thank you! 


Are you in need of child care but limited on time?  Did you know that a Child Care Specialist can email, fax, mail or give you licensed/registered child care provider referrals over the phone? Once you contact the Day Care Council of New York, Inc. 

A child care specialist will ask you some basic information regarding your child care needs, after the information is collected (all information remains confidential) the child care specialist will get a provider listing together that meets your family’s needs.

Contact The Day Care Council of New York with any questions and speak to a Child Care Specialist by calling 212.206.7818, or emailing:  

You can also search for appropriate child care by searching our database at: Https://Orm.Naccrraware.Net/Orm/OrmHome.Action?Uid=25F8HVPTL7LCHWD


What to Look For in a Child Care Program or Provider

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Consumer Education for Parents

  • NYC Admin. for Children's Services
  • Family WatchDog Website

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Important Forms

Page Last Updated: 04/27/2016 11:07am