Department of Social Services
6 Judson Street
Canton, New York 13617

Phone: (315) 379-2111
Fax: (315) 379-2278

Chris Rediehs, Commissioner

 

CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE (DAY CARE)

Contact People:
Lori O'Donnell, Social Welfare Examiner
St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services
(315) 379-2285


Shannon Clary, Social Welfare Examiner
St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services
(315) 229-3125

Brief Description of Services:  

Child Care Assistance is provided by the New York State Child Care Block Grant. Reimbursement may be available for the cost of child care while a parent or caretaker is working or attending school or college. Family income must be less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Level to qualify. Child Care Providers must be Registered or Enrolled prior to reimbursement. Other regulations and requirements may apply. Eligibility determination can only be done after a completed application has been submitted.

 To discuss the qualifications or to have an application packet sent to you, please call the Day Care Unit at (315) 379-2285.

2009 Poverty Level Figures (effective 06/01/2014)

Family Size

Federal Poverty Level 200% Federal Poverty Level
1 $11,670.00 $23,340.00
2 $15,730.00 $31,460.00
3 $19,790.00 $39,580.00
4 $23,850.00 $47,700.00
5 $27,910.00 $55,582.00
6 $31,970.00 $63,940.00
7 $36,030.00 $72,060.00
8 $40,090.00 $80,180.00

 

 

 

Each additional member, add $4060.00 to Federal Poverty Level; $8120.00 to 200% Federal Poverty Level.  





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