Department of Social Services
6 Judson Street
Canton, New York 13617

Phone: (315) 379-2111
Fax: (315) 379-2278

Chris Rediehs, Commissioner

 

CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE (DAY CARE)

Contact Person:
Lori Dibble, Social Welfare Examiner
St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services
(315) 379-2285 or (315) 229-3127


Brief Description of Services:  

Child Care Assistance is provided by the New York State Child Care Block Grant. Reimbursement may be available for the cost of child care while a parent or caretaker is working or attending school or college. Family income must be less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Level to qualify. Child Care Providers must be Registered or Enrolled prior to reimbursement. Other regulations and requirements may apply. Eligibility determination can only be done after a completed application has been submitted.

 To discuss the qualifications or to have an application packet sent to you, please call the Day Care Unit at (315) 379-2285.

200% Poverty Level Figures (effective 06/01/2016 to 05/31/2017)

Family Size

Federal Poverty Level 200% Federal Poverty Level
1 $11,880.00 $23,760.00
2 $16,020.00 $32,040.00
3 $20,160.00 $40,320.00
4 $24,300.00 $48,600.00
5 $28,440.00 $56,880.00
6 $32,580.00 $65,160.00
7 $36,730.00 $73,460.00
8 $40,890.00 $81,780.00

Each additional member, add $4160.00 to Federal Poverty Level; $8320.00 to 200% Federal Poverty Level.  





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