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NEW INFORMATION and SURVEY for Child Care Options for Health Care Workers & First Responders

School Aged (K-8) Child Care for essential workers, such as health care and first responders, for Lake Shore families is available. Please take a moment to fill out the child care survey from the Child Care Resource Network and to reapply for child care Assistance, as the eligibility threshhold has been raised.

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Application for New Child Care Assistance Form:  
Erie County is raising the income eligibility requirements for Child Care assistance.

Please complete the Day Care Assistance Application by clicking on the red link listed below.  Once on the page scroll down and open the Child Care Assistance Form link in red below.

Copies of the form are also available with YMCA Child Care providers at the William T. Hoag building. 
The form needs to be returned to Erie County DSS- Day Care - 95 Franklin Room 449 Buffalo NY 14202 or FAX- 716-858-2888

W.T. Hoag Educational Center
42 Sunset Blvd, Angola
Beginning Thursday, March 19th until school resumes to normal operations
Hours:  7am - 6pm
For registration information and questions: Call The Southtowns Family YMCA at 674-9622 between 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday - Friday or email Stephanie Bartosz at