Resources

State Resources

Early Care and Learning Council
Working to make quality, affordable child care available to New York’s families since 1975.

Child Care Aware of America 
Child Care Aware of America is a non-profit initiative committed to helping parents find the best information on locating quality child care and child care resources in their community.  It works with more than 700 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies nationwide. It leads projects that increase the quality and availability of child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families. Child Care Aware is a program of NACCRRA. 


State and Local Government on the Net
This site provides links to each state, and in turn each state page provides links to the various branches.

New York State Dept. of Taxation & Finance
NYS website for Tax Forms and Publications.

Research Foundation of State University of New York
Link to SUNY Training Strategies Group, NYSOCFS, and NYCDOHMH websites. This website contains information regarding NYS Child Care Educational Incentive Program, training, regulations, health issues, child care, etc. for providers and parents.

New York City Resources

NYC Official Website
Link to the Mayor's Office and other NYC Agencies.

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Link to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Website.

NYC Administration for Children's Services
The New York City Administration for Children’s Services protects New York City’s children from abuse and neglect. Children’s Services provides neighborhood-based services to help ensure children grow up in safe, permanent homes with strong families.

NYC Early Childhood Professional Development Institute
A one stop source of information to support Early Childhood professionals in New York City.

Child Safety

Family WatchDog Website - Find nearby sex offenders
The goal at Family Watchdog is to provide you with the information you need to protect your loved ones. Their service allows you to view known registered offenders and predators in your area.

US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Product Recalls.

Food and Drug Administration
Recalls, Market Withdrawls, and Safety Alerts.

The National Association for the Education of Young Children
This site includes membership information, descriptions of books and videos for sale.

Child Care Information

Child Care Bureau
This website provides links to the National Child Care Information Center and to an assortment of economic data and demographic information from various government sources. This site is good for those who might find themselves involved in research for a proposal or speech.

Child Care Advocacy

Children's Defense Fund
This site includes a through listing of the latest legislative proposals in the child care field, as well as free subscriptions to e-mail newsletters providing advocacy and legislative updates.

EveryChild Matters Education Fund
Every Child Matters Education Fund: A national non-profit organization devoted to improving the lives of children and families by advocating for better public policy.

Miscellaneous Resources

How to Stay Exempt
IRS website devoted to helping 501(c)(3) organizations comply with the law. It offers online trainings on topics such as how to maintain your exempt status, taxable income Form 990, and to whom you must show your records.

Internal Revenue Service
IRS website for Tax Forms and Publications.

US Census Bureau
Contains information regarding the 2010 US Census.