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Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.

We're here to help! Call our caring, knowledgeable and bilingual staff to register for our events, for referrals to services and resources and for help and guidance with home-based childcare!

Family child care providers serve thousands of young New Yorkers and their families. The Informal Family Child Care project is here to help home-based providers successfully care for young children in their communities.

The Latest from IFCC

  • Our January Training Calendar

    Download and print this January calendar of our monthly professional development sessions.

    Get the Calendar | El Calendario En Español

  • Our December Training Calendar

    Download and print this December calendar of our monthly professional development sessions.

    Get the Calendar | El Calendario En Español

  • Our September Training Flyer

    Our 5 hour health and safety training covers ACS new requirement for License-Exempt Providers. Call for more information on attending! Also, check out our schedule of trainings for September for great professional development opportunities!

    Download the Flyer

  • 5 Hour ACS Health & Safety Training

    If you are receiving payment from ACS you are REQUIRED to complete a 5-hour Health & Safety course by September 30, 2017. This trainig is available online, and through IFCC's free in-person training.

    Learn more and Register

  • The C.A.R.E Program

    Join our C.A.R.E. Program for one-on-one support in your home, tons of free children's book, and access to a toy lending library!

    Learn More

About IFCC

The mission of the Informal Family Child Care Project (IFCC) is to elevate the quality of care for children in home-based family child care (FCC) settings in New York City. We assess, support, and advocate for the needs of FCC providers, increasing their skills and capacity by designing and providing a comprehensive array of professional development opportunities.

Professional development topics include:
  • health and safety
  • nutrition and physical wellbeing
  • positive behavior guidance
  • learning through play
  • stress reduction and self care
  • curriculum planning
  • promoting early literacy
  • caring for children with special needs