About Our Services


Becoming a Child Care Provider:
We regulate the family day care programs and the school age child care programs in Columbia, Greene & Ulster Counties. This includes processing new and renewal applications , monitoring and inspecting programs, investigating complaints, and offering professional training and technical assistance.

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP):
Is a Federally funded program administered by the New York State Department of Health and sponsored by the Child Care Connections of Columbia, Greene & Ulster Counties. CACFP reimburses registered, licensed and legally exempt child care providers for serving meals and snacks which meet the USDA guidelines to the children in their care.

Child Care Connection offers a vast array of workshops and technical assistance for early care and education professionals to help them increase their skills and the quality of care they provide to children.

Child Care Forms:
Use this link for forms needed for your program.

Lending Library:
We have toys, equipment, teaching units, and professional resources available five days a week.

Visit our Publications page as we continue to add interesting and current information pertaining to the early care and education field.