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Promoting and Protecting the City's Health
Information and Resources for Your Health
The NYC Health Department regulates and inspects child care facilities. Find a licensed child care program in your neighborhood.
If your child is enrolled in a program, stay informed.
inspection records and compare child care centers across the city
for text or email notices about specific child care locations
To search for home-based and after-school programs that are regulated by New York State, visit the
NYS Office of Children and Family Services
To see if you qualify for subsidized day care, visit
NYC Administration for Children's Services
NYC Pre-K Finder
to find free programs for three-year-olds and four-year-olds through 3-K for All and Pre-K for All.
Call 311 to report any site that you think is unsafe, unhealthy or operating illegally, and ask to make a child care complaint.