Financial Assistance Programs

Average Weekly Cost of Child Care in Dutchess and Putnam Counties - Prepared September 2016

Eligibility Requirements

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.

June 1, 2015 - May 31, 2016
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.