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

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 Voucher

Administration for Children Services

Child care for eligible low-income families

Help to cover the cost of child care for children six weeks to thirteen years old.

3-K for All (3-K)

NYC Department of Education

Early education for three-year-olds

3-K for All is free, full-day, high-quality education for New York City three-year-olds.


NYC Department of Education

Child care for infants & toddlers

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

Updated September 22, 2021