All Care Courses are accepted by New York State Office of Children and Family Services' (OCFS) continuing education training requirements for those who
work in child day care centers, family day care homes, group family day care homes and small day care centers.
includes staff, directors, group teachers, assistant teachers, owners, providers, caregivers, assistants and
Care Courses may not be used for the New York required 15-hour pre-service health and safety training.
New York 30 Hours of Training Every Two Years in 10 Training Topics
Looking for 30 hours covering 9 or 10 training topics? The bundles below are accepted by New York State OCFS, grant 30 hours and cover all 10 New York training topics. Training topics are indicated on Care Courses certificates. Visit our courses by NY Training Topic page to see each course listed by training topic.
Questions? Have a SUNY EIP training award for free training? We're happy to help via phone or email: 1-800-685-7610 or info@CareCourses.com
All Care Courses, including CDA credential training, are eligible for funding through the SUNY EIP Educational Incentive Program. To apply online for
EIP award, click here:
EIP APPLICATION. Already have an EIP award? Need assistance filling out the training portion of your
application? Call us at
1-800-685-7610 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance!
New York Aspire Registry Training
All Care Courses are approved by the New York Aspire Registry. For Aspire Registry training credit, add your
Aspire registry ID number to your Care Courses account.
Opening a child care facility in New York
For those of you interested in starting a day care or home-based child care facility in New York, please contact
your state licensing agency using the contact information below. The licensing agency can give you advice on the
requirements, rules and regulations of your state.
New York State Office of Children and Family Services