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Search for Child Care

The Search for Child Care

Choosing a child care program is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make as a parent. Your final choice will depend on many factors, and you should consider them carefully in order to best meet the needs of your children and your family. In the right child care situation, children build strong relationships with their caregivers, and develop and grow in a safe and loving environment with their peers. You as a parent will be happy knowing that your child is well cared for in a nurturing and learning environment.

​There are many options for child care programs, Day Care Centers, Group Family Day Care Homes, Family Day Care Homes, School-Age Child Care Programs, and Legally Exempt Child Care Providers.

Child Care referrals are available by calling Rita 845-294-4012 ext. 224 or email: 

Monday to Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (EST)

or toll-free at 1-844-461-4689

Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TTY) is available 24/7 by calling toll free



You may also conduct your own search by using the referral access portal below at your convenience 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Referral Access Portal

If you are a parent or guardian who is seeking child care in Orange County, NY use this search engine to find providers in your area.