Need Child Care

Child Care Connections serving Columbia, Greene & Ulster Counties’ free referral service offers assistance in many areas pertaining to many aspects of child care, including but not limited to day care referrals, summer recreation information, nursery schools, pre-k programs and cost and subsidy information.

Child Care Connections’ day care referrals are not recommendations for child care. Providers are referred using information supplied by the parent as to hours of care needed, location, school district and any other applicable information. Parents are encouraged to visit the day care and meet with provider(s) before enrolling their child.

  • Call Us
    • Ulster County: (845) 331-7080. A Child Care Manager will be able to assist you in making an informed choice for child care. This service is available Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm and Friday, 8am-4pm.
    • Columbia/ Greene County: (518) 822-1944. A Child Care Manager will be able to assist you in making an informed choice for child care. This sevice is available Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm.
  • Submit an Electronic Form
    Fill out the online form and click to send. A Child Care Specialist will review the information and contact you within one business day.

    Name *(last name, first name)

    Email *

    Phone

    PO Box/Street Address

    City/Town

    State

    Zip

    Message

  • Search on Your Own
    Search our database 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to find child care centers, family and group family child care homes, school age programs, nursery schools and summer recreation programs in Columbia, Greene & Ulster Counties

For additional information:

New York State Office of Children and Family Services
The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is charged by State Law to regulate, license/register and monitor those child care settings that meet the State definition of child day care.
www.ocfs.state.ny.us