The Day Care Council of New York offers its members vital services, helping them provide families with the highest quality of child care in a safe setting and in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. DCCNY connects thousands of families with its member centers each year, provides training for child care staff and management, and conducts advocacy on behalf of all of its members at the city, state and local levels of government.

The Early Childhood Education Training Institute holds trainings for child care center staff and directors, family and group family providers, potential providers, legally exempt providers, and school age staff and directors.

NOW over 400 online courses approved by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services, including 120 hours of CDA Credential Training!


Early Childhood Training Institute



Membership Benefits

  • Access to pension benefits, 401K retirement savings, and life insurance.
  • Collective bargaining.
  • Advice, technical assistance and labor mediation.

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Family/Group Child Care Providers

  • Health and Safety Grants & Start-up Grants
  • Infant/Toddler Specialists
  • Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

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Resources for Providers

  • New York Child Care Regulations
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Program
  • Immunization & Medical Requirements for New School Entrants

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