Types of Child Care in New York City

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayYou can find and compare the types of child care programs listed below on . Each of these programs are regulated according to the City Health Code.

Group Child Care (Center-based)

Location: Any location, except a residence
Ages: Up to 6 years old
Size: At least three children.

Performance Summary Card: Every group child care program must have a performance summary card from the Health Department displayed near its entrance. The card includes information on the program's staff, maximum number of children allowed and violations.

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm naySchool-based

Location: An established school. May be located elsewhere, but associated with a school.
Ages: 3–5 years old
Size:Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nay At least six children.

Summer Camp

Location: Any location, except a residence
Ages: Up to 15 years old
Size: At least 10 children

Activities: Primarily for organized group activities. Find out more about the different types of camps on our Choosing a Camp page.


Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayYou can find and compare the types of child care programs listed below on State’s . Each of these programs are regulated according to State Social Services Law.

Family Day Care

Location: A private residence
Ages: 6 weeks–12 years old
Size: Up to eight children.

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayGroup-family Day Care

Location: A private residence
Ages: 6 weeks–12 years old
Size: Up to 16 children

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm naySchool-age Child Care

Location: School or private business
Ages: Kindergarten through 12 years old
Size:Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nay Seven or more children

Unregulated Programs

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayYou can also place your child in Informal Child Care. These programs are usually located in a private residence. They are unregulated, with no qualification requirements for operators. They are available for up to two children of all ages.

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