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Child Care

In general, families are eligible for financial assistance with their child care expenses if they meet the state’s low income guidelines and need child care to work. 

You are guaranteed child care if you are on cash assistance and need child care in order to meet any work participation requirements.  You are also guaranteed assistance in paying for child care for one year after leaving cash assistance if you left due to employment and need child care to be able to continue working.

How to Apply: In Chemung County, you can apply for Child Care at the:

Chemung County Child Care Council
1580 Lake St #200
Elmira, NY 14901 

Phone: (607) 734-3941

For more information click here .

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Chemung County

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Chemung County
203 Lake Street
Elmira, NY 14901

County Executive Christopher Moss