Child Care

As of June 1st, eligibility levels for New York child care assistance through DSS were raised as part of the NYS budget that was passed this Spring. This means a lot more families are now eligible for help paying for child care.  The levels will increase again on August 1st.  The Healthy Kids Program is urging all families to check out the levels below and reach out to their local Department of Social Services for more information on how to apply.

As of June 1st, working families making below:
$50,352 for a family of 2
$58,726 for a family of 3
$62,437 for a family of 4
may be eligible

As of August 1st families making below:
$54,930 for a family of 2
$69,090 for a family of 3
$83,250 for a family of 4
may be eligible