Child Care Registration Department is responsible for registering and monitoring family child care programs in accordance with the NYS day care regulations.
NYS Registered Family Child Care
Provides care to children for more than 3 hours per day per child.
Provides care for up to three to six children not yet school age PLUS 2 school age children. There must be one caregiver for every 2 children under the age of 2.
Provides care in a residential home.
- Must renew their registration. The first family child care provider renewal is every 2 years, if remaining in compliance; renewal is then every 4 years.
Information on becoming a family child care provider
Information on child care program inspections