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Family Child Care

Child Care Resource Network's Regulatory Services Department is responsible for registering and monitoring family child care programs in accordance with the NYS day care regulations.  


Registered Family Child Care:

  • Provides care to children for more than 3 hours per day per child.
  • Provides care for up to three to six children not yet school age PLUS 2 school age children. There must be one caregiver for every 2 children under the age of 2.
  • Provides care in a residential home.
  • Must renew their registration. The first family child care provider renewal is every 2 years, if remaining in compliance; renewal is then every 4 years. 

For more information on regulations, health and safety standards, and required background checks, visit the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

Child Care Resource Network is located at 1000 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, New York 14216.  They can be reached at (716) 877-6666.