The additional benefits and changes to the DCFS Child Care Assistance Program procedures due to COVID-19 have expired.
The increased income eligibility waiver ended effective 7/24/21.
The family share payment waiver for families who impacted by COVID-19 ended effective 7/31/21.
As of 8/1/21, families will be responsible to make a weekly family share payment to their daycare provider.
The packet can be downloaded, picked up any DCFS location (60 Market St, Poughkeepsie 12601, Eastern Dutchess Government Center, 131 County House Rd, Millbrook NY 12545, or Beacon Center, 223 Main St, Beacon, NY 12508) or call 845.486.3148 for a packet to mailed to you.
To either find or become an approved child care provider visit the Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam website or call 845-473-4141
DCFSinfo@dutchessny.gov should not be used to submit applications or case documents as we cannot guarantee the confidentiality of these document submissions. Please use NYdocsubmit (mobile phone application) or visit www.MyBenefits.NY.gov.
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