The Office of Children and Family Services has DOUBLED the amount of grant funding available to eligible New York State child care programs through the Workforce Retention Grant.
Eligible day care centers, group day cares and school-age child care programs can now receive $12,000 for their programs to recruit new staff and offer longevity bonuses to eligible employees.
Licensed group family day care homes will receive $4,000; registered family day care homes will receive $2,000.
- Join OCFS for an upcoming webinar to learn more about the Workforce Retention Grant, see a demo of how to complete an application and get your questions answered. Learn more
- Read the OCFS FAQ / Preguntas Frecuentes
- Contact your local Child Care Resource and Referral agency (CCR&R) or call the Workforce Retention Grant Hotline at 833-791-2743, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.