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Market Rates

Every two years, New York State revises the rates it pays to child care providers who care for subsidized children.  This page provides information on current and past market rates.  


OCFS Proposes New Child Care Market Rate Regulations
Last day to comment is July 30, 2016. Read More

11-OCFS-LCM-12: Child Care Market Rates 2011-2013
The purpose of this release is to advise social services districts of the filing of the revised regulations related to the new market rates and the maximum reimbursement for expenditures for all child care services funded under the New York State Child Care Block Grant (NYSCCBG) and Social Services Block Grant (Title XX). These changes will be reflected in Title 18 of the New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Section 415.9. Read More


Empire Justice Center Testimony on Barriers to Accessing Quality Child Care
Child care is in crisis. Senior Attorney Susan Antos testifies before joint committees on what can be done to improve access and affordability of child care for low income families. Read More

Empire Justice Comments on NYS Child Care Market Rates
Empire Justice Center comments requesting the market rate survey be redone in order to reflect changes in the state's minimum wage. Read More

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Policy Matters October 2017
Empire Justice Center's latest edition of Policy Matters. Read More

Policy Matters September 2017
Empire Justice Center's latest edition of Policy Matters. Read More