HELPING FAMILIES WITH THE HIGH COST OF CHILD CARE
Many families in New York State struggle with the high cost of quality child care even when they are working full-time or nearly full-time. There ARE resources available to help you pay for child care.
HOW WDI CAN HELP
- To find out if you may be eligible to apply for assistance through your local DSS Child Care Assistance Program, please click here to ﬁnd the direct link to your county’s webpage. There, you can find out more information on available resources on your county’s DSS Child Care Assistance Program website.
- WDI’s Child Care Scholarship Program – Scholarship funding for qualified families who are ineligible for their local County Child Care Assistance Program funding. Now serving all regions outside of New York City.
There is limited capacity and funding for the scholarship program. Applicants may be placed on a waitlist pending openings by region.
Am I Eligible?
New income levels as of 10.1.23 per OCFS guidance
To find available child care providers in your area: