Emergency school age care available at the following locations: Carlson MetroCenter YMCA, Eastside Family YMCA, Northwest Family YMCA, and Schottland Family YMCA. You can register online at rochesterymca.org/child-care/basp/. If you are looking for care at Carlson MetroCenter YMCA you need to register in person.

Online application for child care assistance

For families not currently in receipt of subsidy, childcare eligibility certificates can be provided to allow for use of subsidy to pay for childcare by eligible providers during school closures. Families must provide the childcare application (6025) as well as proof of employment for consideration. Applications can be emailed to dfa2a26.sm.monroe.ChildCare-DHS@dfa.state.ny.us or faxed to 585-753-6308.

Office of Children and Family Services

Provides a range of resources to help parents with their child care needs, people who want to start or are currently running child care programs, and anyone with a concern about the health or safety of a child in a day care program.

New York State CARES Funding

NYS will provide child care scholarships to all essential workers starting Monday, April 20. Essential workers include first responders such as health care providers, pharmaceutical staff, law enforcement, firefighters, food delivery workers, grocery store employees and others who are needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Child care costs will be covered by the federal CARES Act […]

The Healthy Baby Network

We can provide help with finding food, baby formula, and baby supplies like diapers and wipes, or with connecting to other services. Email us at info@healthy-baby.net Leave a message at (585) 546-4930 ext. 212 or 204.

Child Care Council, Inc.

Our team is available to assist families in their search for child care programs in Livingston, Monroe, and Wayne counties in the State of New York. 595 Blossom Road Suite 120 Rochester, NYPhone: (585) 654-4720 Email: info@childcarecouncil.com

Center for Youth Crisis Nurseries

Delivers free, temporary childcare during family emergencies, including (but not limited to): medical emergencies, unexpected illness, accidents, unemployment, mental health episodes, unexpected death, domestic violence, homelessness, legal issues, unstable/unsafe housing. Phone (West Side): (585) 235-5770