Find a licensed child care program

NYC Child Care Connect (NYC CCC) | Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

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NYC Child Care Connect helps you find a child care program in your community. All programs are inspected and regulated by the NYC Health Department. You can also sign up for notifications about specific child care locations.

How to apply

Use NYC Child Care Connect to find a licensed child care program in your neighborhood. Contact your provider of choice to get information on how to apply.

Find a child care program

How to get help

Visit the NYC Child Care Connect website.

Call 311 to report any site that you think is unsafe, unhealthy or operating illegally. Ask to make a child care complaint.

Other Child Care Programs

Child Care Vouchers

NYC Administration for Children's Services (ACS)

Vouchers that help cover the cost of child care for children 6 weeks to 13 years old

Child care vouchers help pay for child care from licensed providers or informal providers like relatives, neighbors, or friends.

NYS Paid Family Leave (PFL)

NYS Workers' Compensation Board (NYS WCB)

Paid time off to care for family

Up to 12 weeks of paid time off to care for a new child, sick family member, and other situations.

Infants and Toddlers

NYC Department of Education (DOE)

Free or low-cost child care for children six weeks to two years old

Early child care and education services for up to 10 hours a day.

Updated February 1, 2022