We provide subsidized day care to eligible county residents. We can help offset the day care costs for you while you attend work or school. There is no cost to apply. You can keep your existing provider and reduce day care costs to as little as $1 per week.
|Level of Eligibility per Family Size (based on federal poverty level
valid as of 8/1/2022)
|Family Size||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||Each Add'l|
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 845.486.3190 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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