Child Care Services

If our agency is unable to assist you with a child care need, please feel free to contact any of the below agencies for support.

NYS Office of Children and Family Services sets child care regulations and licenses child care programs in New York State

Child Care Program Licensing Entities:

  • Neighborhood Center (315) 732-4871 certifies family child care providers and school-age child care (SACC) programs in Oneida County
  • Office of Children and Family Services -Syracuse Regional Office (315) 423-1202 certifies all modalities of care in Herkimer & Madison counties, and group family providers and child care centers in Oneida County

Agencies that offer training to child care personnel:

American Red Cross:

  • Herkimer - 866-2890;
  • Oneida - 363-2900
  • Rome - 336-0030
  • Utica - 733-4666


  • Oneida/Madison - 361-5500
  • Oneida/Herkimer - 793-8555
  • Herkimer 867-2000

Early Care and Learning Council (The Child Care Council of Cornell Cooperative Extension is a member of this statewide network of child care resource and referral agencies.)

Last updated July 26, 2019