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 06/01/2019 to 05/31/2020)

Family Size

Federal Poverty Level 200% Federal Poverty Level
1 $12,490.00 $24,980.00
2 $16,910.00 $33,820.00
3 $21,330.00 $42,660.00
4 $25,750.00 $51,500.00
5 $30,170.00 $60,340.00
6 $34,590.00 $69,180.00
7 $39,010.00 $78,020.00
8 $43,430.00 $86,860.00

Each additional member, add $4,420.00 to Federal Poverty Level; $8,840.00 to 200% Federal Poverty Level.  

 

On May 1, 2019, the Office of Children and Family Services revised the Child Care Assistance Application. (Form OCFS-6025 Rev. 05/19). The Child Care Unit cannot accept any previous versions after September 1, 2019.

2019 Application for Child Care Assistance

2019 How to Complete the Child Care Assistance Application





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