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School Age Child Care

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

School Age Child Care programs:

  • Provide care for more than six children.  Staff to child ratios, maximum group size, and total number of children of all ages are regulated by New York State regulations.  

AGE OF CHILDREN GROUP SIZE

MINIMUM REQUIRED STAFF PER NUMBER OF CHILDREN

MAXIMUM

through 9 years

1:10

20

10-12 years

1:15

30

  • For more information on a program's capacity, visit the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.
  • Provide care in a commercial building, generally a school or community building.
  • Must renew their registration. The first day care registration 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.