horse3To see if your program is required to register as School-Age Child Care (SACC) with the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). Information on the SACC regulations and registration process can be found on the OCFS website. To find out if you need to be registered or more about the regulations, click here, and also check the OCFS website.

Please note that all questions regarding SACC regulations and registration should be addressed to your OCFS Regional Office.

For more information about ongoing efforts to update the SACC regulations, please see the Network for Youth Success’ Policy Priorities.

9.20.20 Updates

September 2 Dear Provider Letter 

Changes such as remote learning, virtual learning or a hybrid model lead to situations that have never been contemplated, and child care providers are being called upon to serve children and families in new ways, including caring for children during remote learning time. 

Policy 20-02: When Does Remote Learning Require a Child Care License or Registration?

The purpose of this policy statement is to provide guidance on whether a remote learning configuration is exempt from New York State Office of Children and Family Services child care licensure or registration.  Remote learning means remote, virtual, or online schoolwork or instruction while in a child care setting.

8.19.20 Emergency Regulations Adopted

View the Emergency Regulations Here

2.7.2020 Regulatory Updates

Please see the links below to learn about about changes in regulation regarding important information that affects your hiring of employees and volunteers in your school-age child care program.

February 7 Dear Provider Letter 

February 7 Informational Letter

12.2019 Updates

Updated 6000 Packet

LDSS-3370 SCR Instructions

OCFS-6001 Staff/Volunteer Information

Regulatory Updates and Resources

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