There is Still Time to Apply for the Child Care Stabilization Grant
Funds are available for your program!
Licensed or Registered
Early Childhood Centers and
Family Child Care Programs are Encouraged to Apply

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is still accepting applications for the Child Care Stabilization Grant. The Grant aims to provide financial relief to child care providers to help cover unexpected costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, and to help stabilize their operations so they may continue to provide care. To streamline and simplify the application process, OCFS is offering a single online application.

Eligibility: To apply for a grant, child care providers must meet eligibility requirements, be in good standing and fall within one of these categories:

  • OCFS licensed programs (DCC and GFDC)
  • OCFS registered programs (SACC, FDC, or SDCC)
  • NYCDOHMH permitted programs (Article 47)
  • Enrolled Legally Exempt Group Programs (enrolled with enrollment agency) as of March 11, 2021

The deadline to submit the stabilization grant application is Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Watch testimonials from providers who received the grant:

Call the Stabilization Help Line at 844-863-9319