Looking for a New York City or State agency?
Check here for a variety of resources for early childhood educators, directors or those working in early childhood organizations.
New York City Agencies[top]
Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR & R)
Get help with: application assistance; child care network information; financial assistance information; legal services; and training.
Asian Child Care Referral Program of the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc.
165 Eldridge Street
New York, NY 10012
Center for Children’s Initiatives (CCI)
322 Eighth Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Child Development Support Corporation
352-358 Classon Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11238
(718) 398-2050 x 8405
Committee for Hispanic Children & Families
110 William Street, Suite 1802
New York, NY 10038
Day Care Council of New York, Inc.
12 West 21st Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10010
TOLL FREE CCR & R HELPLINE: (888) 469-5999
Get help with: application assistance; child care network information; Head Start services; health & safety training; other types of training; start up funds information; health & safety training reimbursement information.
Bronx Resource Area (RA 1)
400 East 145th Street, 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10454
Brooklyn Resource Area (RA 3)
151 Lawrence Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Manhattan Resource Area (RA 7)
109 East 16 th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Queens Resource Area (RA 8)
90-75 Sutphin Blvd., 5th Floor
Jamaica, NY 11435
Get help with: DOE changes; curriculum & instruction; policies; resources; best practices; DOE news; prospective teacher guidelines; professional development; employee services; professional organizations.
Get help with: NYC regulations; licensing; inspection and violation history; orientation sessions to providers seeking certification.
Bronx and Manhattan
1309 Fulton Avenue, 3rd Floor, Room 316
Bronx, NY 10456
(on the corner of E.169th Street and Fulton Avenue)
Brooklyn and Staten Island
195 Montague Street, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(between Court Street and Clinton Street)
120-34 Queens Boulevard
4th Floor, Room 410 (or 411)
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
(between Union Turnpike and 82nd Avenue)
(718) 520-4926 or 4927
For assistance call: CUNY Informal Family Child Care Project at (718) 254-7354
or Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies at (888) 469-5999
Get help with: childcare support; peer support for Informal Providers; childcare voucher assistance; technical assistance and support services to the informal providers.
The Human Resources Administration
180 Water Street, 17th floor
New York, NY, 10038
New York State Agencies[top]
Get help with: resources for teachers and school administrators; New York State Learning Standards; Teacher Certification and licensing; educational organizations; curriculum resources.
State Education Department
Albany, NY 12234
Interactive Voice Response Phone Number: (518) 474-3852
Get help with: day care regulations; health and safety concerns; starting or running a child care program; licensing; monitoring childcare programs.
Long Island Regional Office
Courthouse Corporate Center
320 Carlton Avenue, Suite 4000
Central Islip, NY 11722
New York City Department of Health
2 Lafayette Street, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10007