Child Care Expense Assistance

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    Taxonomy Code: NL-3000.1500

    Programs that cover all or part of the cost of child care in public and licensed private child care centers or private family child care homes, usually for low-income families or families which include children with disabilities in situations where parents are working, in school or in a training program. Also included are programs that pay the costs of in-home or out-of-home child care when the parent is receiving diagnostic tests, undergoing medical treatment, is hospitalized or needs to be out of the house for other reasons; and those that provide financial assistance to families with young children to help cover some of the costs of a parent staying home to care for their child.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    CHILD CARE SERVICESProvides free or low cost subsidized child care services for eligible families residing in Suffolk County. For further information or guidance in the selection of child care services, please contact the Child Care Council of Suffolk at (631)462-0303 or the Child Care Council of Nassau at (516)358-9250.SuffolkFAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICESSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
    LEGALLY EXEMPT ENROLLMENT SERVICESAdministers enrollment of low income families using friends or family for child care in a DSS program that provides child care subsidies. Inspects legally exempt child providers to ensure they meet minimum health and safety requirements. Technical assistance is provided via phone, on-site or off-site.SuffolkLEGALLY EXEMPT ENROLLMENT SERVICESCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    PARENT SERVICESProvides free child care resources and referrals to parents or guardians who need child care, an overview of available options, consumer education, information on financial assistance, and resource development and recruitment. Parent Services works with numerous community based organizations agencies, service providers, school districts, institutions of higher learning and the private sector to identify, collaborate, advocate and secure needed services for parents/caregivers. The department maintains a comprehensive NACCRRAware provider database for child care resource and referrals. Parent Services Department's Director is also oversees and coordinates the Legally Exempt Enrollment Program, which is responsible for all legally exempt enrollments. Families in need of child care can access Council's services for free by telephone, through the internet at Council's website, email, mail and fax or in person for child care options that best meet the family needs. Low income parents are given information about eligibility for child care subsidy through the Nassau County Department of Social Services (NC DSS) as well as information from the continously updated child care provider database regarding sliding scales, scholarships and multi-child discounts at various child care facilities. Each parent that calls the Council is offered information on Early Intervention services and/or the Early Childhood Direction Center for children with special needs, current financial information including Earned Income Tax Credits, Child & Dependent Care Credits, and Child Health Plus as well as referrals to assist them re:many other issues concerning the family (ex. legal, domestic violence, mental health, child abuse, etc.). Staff presents "Finding Child Care" workshops and/or sets up informational tables (where a parent counselor ins available to do on-site intakes) at various community fairs, libraries, meetings, conferences and community events. For further information please contact Child Care Council of Nassau at (516)358-9250.NassauPARENT SERVICESCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF NASSAU, INC.
    RESOURCE AND REFERRAL SERVICESLinks parents in need of child care with appropriate child care centers, group family child care homes which are licensed by the state, family child care homes which are registered with the state, legally-exempt family child care homes, Head Start programs, school-age child care programs, summer camps, nursery schools, and pre-K programs. Recommendations or endorsements of a particular facility are not made, but the council educates parents about how to evaluate the facility/program according to individual needs. Provides information on financial subsidies and how to find quality child care.SuffolkRESOURCE AND REFERRAL SERVICESCHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    RIVERHEAD SATELLITE OFFICEWorks with parents, providers, businesses, and community organizations to help promote the availability of quality child care services in the area. Provides parents with referrals and information on evaluating quality child care, plus resources on various parenting issues. Also offers providers access to valuable training and support services for new or established programs.SuffolkRIVERHEAD SATELLITE OFFICECHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.

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