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Child Care Council of Columbia Greene:

For Information on how to find quality available child care you should contact the Child Care Council of Columbia and Greene Counties at (518) 822-1944 or (800) 494-1944.

For people who are employed and need help paying the day care costs for their children while they are at work they can check out the programs described below. Eligibility is based on family size, income and family assets. You must fill out an application at your local office. Call for an appointment and pre-screening for eligibility. If eligible, the payment goes directly to your day care provider, and is a percentage of your actual cost.

In Greene County:
Greene County Dept. of Social Services
411 Main Street
Catskill, NY 12414
(518) 719-3700
In Columbia County:
Columbia County Dept. of Social Services
25 Railroad Ave.
Hudson, NY 12534
(518) 828-9411

If you should need further assistance, contact the Columbia-Greene Career Center (518) 828-4181 ext. 5510,TDD/TTY (518) 828-1399 or e-mail us .