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Choosing child care is an important decision. Safe and positive child care sets the stage for healthy growth and development.

New York State can provide financial assistance for child care to eligible families.

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THE NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES ANNOUNCES APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR $343 MILLION IN CHILD CARE PROVIDER GRANTS TARGETING WORKFORCE ASSISTANCE

The state Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) announced today that the deadline for applying for child care provider workforce grants has been extended until December 14, 2022. The $343 million in federal funding will directly benefit child care providers and continue to help stabilize the industry. The New York State Office of Children and Family Services is administering the funds.

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ISSUES PROCLAMATION CELEBRATING TRANSGENDER AWARENESS MONTH IN NEW YORK STATE

Governor Kathy Hochul issued a proclamation declaring November Transgender Awareness Month to celebrate the trans community in New York State and across the country. The Governor also announced that New York State landmarks will be lit pink, white and light blue on Sunday, November 20 in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance.

At the Start of Adoption Awareness Month, Governor Hochul Announces $4.7 Million for Adoption-related Services

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced $4.7 million in federal funding to support a broad range of adoption-related services administered through the state Office of Children and Family Services.