Free and low cost child care options in the New York City area.
Find a handout about child care for children ages 0-3.
Spanish handout about child care for children ages 0-3
Find a handout about child care for children ages 3-5 here
Spanish handout about child care for children age 3-5
Updated on August 7, 2020
Childcare Subsidy explained by IncludeNYC
Based on your income, childcare can be free to low cost with a childcare subsidy. Use the ACS Eligibility Wizard to see if you qualify by visiting
To apply for an ACS childcare subsidy, the application and a list of other forms you will need to complete can be found here: https://on.nyc.gov/2KYia3W. Submit applications to an approved ACS funded childcare provider. You must submit three months of consecutive pay stubs in order to verify employment. If you cannot, your employer can complete the “Referral to Employer for Income Information” form.
Find more information in this tipsheet by IncludeNYC.
Updated on August 31, 2020