Financial Assistance Programs
Child Care Assistance
There may be help available for parents of young children. For more information, call the Referral Department at 845-473-4141 x 221 or e-mail email@example.com
For information on any NYS benefits that might be available to you.
For information about State child care tax credit and State earned income tax credit.
For information about federal child care tax credit and federal earned income credit.
Check with your employer to see if they offer a child care pre tax benefit package.
Average Weekly Cost of Child Care in Dutchess and Putnam Counties - Prepared September 2016
The Department of Social Services can provide child care assistance to families that meet income eligibility requirements. Is your household income below these levels? (Use appropriate county and family size)
Please note: These figures do change.
Federal Poverty Guidelines
If you are not eligible, there are certain tax credits that you may be able to use, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Child and Dependant Care Credit. Be sure that you get the taxpayer ID number from your provider and keep all your receipts.