Can you get some help paying for child care? Maybe!
The St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services Child Care Subsidy Unit and the St. Lawrence Child Care Council are ready to help you find out!
Child care subsidy assistance is a program through the St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services that reimburses parents for child care expenses while they are employed, going to school or attending training.
To receive an application and have all of your questions answered, simply contact
St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services
Child Care Subsidy Unit
6 Judson Street
Canton, NY 13617
St. Lawrence Child Care Council
Subsidy Assistance Program
314 Ford Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
Processing may take up to 30 days, so start this process early! You will be notified by mail of the status of your child care subsidy application. If you are approved reimbursement will come from the St. Lawrence Department of Social Services. Reimbursements may or may not cover the full cost of your child care. The St. Lawrence County Department of Social Services Subsidy Unit and the St. Lawrence County Child Care Council are available to assist you to select a child care provider or to help you with a provider you choose.