Are you in need of child care but limited on time?  Did you know that a Parent Counselor can email, fax, mail or give you child care provider referrals over the phone? Once you contact the Council the Parent Counselor will ask you some basic information regarding your child care needs, after the information is collected (all information remains confidential) the Parent Counselor will get a provider listing together that meets your family’s needs. Call the Council today!

Child care referrals are available 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday at (845) 292-7166 or by completing the Referral form online. You can also download, print and fax or mail the referral form. You can download the referral form here.

Quality Educational Information that you will receive:

  • Contact information to check the complaint history of a program
  • Referrals to New York State licensed/registered providers
  • Earned Income tax Credit
  • Financial assistance
  • Accredited Child Care Information
  • Choosing the right Care for your Child
  • As You think About Child Care

    The referrals you receive are not recommendations and are free of charge.

Referral Follow-Up

Within a month of receiving a child care referral, the Parent Counselor will contact you to follow up on the referral process. The information you provide will enable the Council to improve the level of service and let us know if any changes are necessary. This follow up can be emailed to you in a link or sent by mail.

We understand the important role affordable, quality child care plays in the lives of families. Make sure the people making decisions understand too! Click here to GET INVOVLED!