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Child Care Services provides to all child care programs and families technical assistance and mentoring. Here are a few resources that may helpful to you.

  

New York State Office of Children and Family Services

A multi-faceted website that provides information about NYS policies and programs concerning Child Care Services.  Also contains the steps that must be followed to become a Registered or Licensed Provider.

 

 

EXCELLENCE IN EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION WITH EQUAL ACCESS FOR ALL FAMILIES

ECLC's Programs and Services Department supports and partners with 35 CCR&Rs throughout New York State to continuously improve access to child care services, the quality of services and program administration, as well as to gather and provide consistent data to better inform and promote the field of early care and learning support. These activities are primarily funded by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. 
 

 

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

This site is home to "the world's largest organization working on behalf of young children," and overviews the NAEYCs publications, membership requirements, and provides a list of position statements and standards

 

 

Zero To Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families

Zero to Three advocates that "Early Experiences Matter" and the site focuses on the health and development of infants and toddlers. 

 

 

The Professional Development Program

The Educational Incentive Program (EIP)

The EIP program provides scholarships, grants and rebates which help child care providers obtain professional development and education.  The EIP also helps offset the cost MAT, health and safety training for new providers.  You can apply for these grants through their site.  A multi-faceted website that provides information about NYS policies and programs concerning Child Care Services. Also contains the steps that must be followed to become a Certified Provider.

 

 

 

  

 Children’s Defense Fund

A multi-faceted website that provides information about NYS policies and programs concerning Child Care Services. Also contains the steps that must be followed to become a Certified Provider.

 

 

 

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 The Western New York Infant Toddler Resource Network (WNY ITRN) is a project of New York State Office of Children and Family Services supporting child care professionals, families and community organizations. At WNY ITRN, we strive to increase our support of child care professionals, families and community organizations through outreach and trainings addressing the unique needs of infants and toddlers.