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

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 06/01/2009)

Family Size

Federal Poverty Level 200% Federal Poverty Level
1 $10,830.00 $21,660.00
2 $14,570.00 $29,140.00
3 $18,310.00 $36,620.00
4 $22,050.00 $44,100.00
5 $25,790.00 $51,580.00
6 $29,530.00 $59,060.00
7 $33,270.00 $66,540.00
8 $37,010.00 $74,020.00

 

 

Each additional member, add $3740.00 to Federal Poverty Level; $7480.00 to 200% Federal Poverty Level.  





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