for Parents

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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