If you need help paying for child care : Call Genesee County Department of Social Services - (585) 344-2580 ext. 6423 for an application.
Criteria for eligibility for child care subsidy for children up to the age of 13 are:
- Currently employed or attending an eligible school or training program
- Meet the income guidelines determined by the state
- On temporary assistance and working or enrolled in an approved employment program or
- Transitioning off temporary assistance due to being currently employed
Applications can be accepted and a determination can be made through the mail with the proper documentation. There is no need for a face-to-face interview. As funds are limited for this program, you may be placed on a waiting list.
For more information, click on this link: NYS OCFS Child Care
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CHILD CARE PROVIDER?
Child Care Resource and Referral at 585-343-7727 can help you with the application process.