Social Services

Child Care Assistance

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

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) click here to see if you qualify:

CCAP Eligibility Questionnaire


    Child Care Resource and Referral at 585-343-7727 can help you with the application process.