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The Child Care Subsidy Program provides financial assistance to qualifying low-income families, teen parents and foster parents who need help meeting their childcare expenses. The subsidy is available to all working Ulster County residents who meet the income eligibility guidelines. All eligibility is financially based, and it pertains to the poverty guidelines established for the year.
The CCAP Eligibility Questionnaire allow parents and caretakers to answer a few questions to see if they are eligible for CCAP. You can access the questionnaire directly by going to: https://hs.ocfs.ny.gov/CCAPeligibility/. Or, go to the OCFS CCAP website at: https://ocfs.ny.gov/programs/childcare/ccap/ and click on “Do I qualify for CCAP”.
HOW TO APPLY FOR CHILD CARE SUBSIDY
You must file an application packet with Ulster County DSS. The packet consists of an application and forms that can be downloaded (see Document list below), picked up at UCDSS, or you may call 845-334-5489 to request a packet to be mailed to you.
For additional information on eligibility and guidelines, please visit New York State, Book 2, What you Should Know About Social Services Programs, Section F Child Care: https://otda.ny.gov/policy/directives/2009/INF/4148B.pdf
For further information, please visit the Office for Children and Family Services website at: https://ocfs.ny.gov/programs/childcare/subsidy/help.php
To find or become an approved child care provider, visit the Child Care Council of Ulster County website at https://www.familyofwoodstockinc.org/child-care-services/ or call (845)331-7080.