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to Support High-Quality Childcare

New York State Quality Child Care Support Services

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New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS)

Deadline Date:

01/14/22 4:00 PM Eastern Time


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Contract for services to a New York nonprofit organization to provide technical assistance and training in support of high-quality child care. Applicants are required to register and prequalify prior to submitting an application. Eligible applicants have a proven track record of working with organizations on a statewide basis and have a thorough familiarity with New York State’s Child Care Program.

OCFS announces an opportunity for qualified entities that will provide New York State (NYS) Quality Child Care Support Services for high quality training and technical assistance to NYS Child Care Resource and Referral (CCRR) agencies; to regional Infant/Toddler Training and Technical Assistance Centers (ITTACs); and to directors of child day care centers and school-age child care programs. Child care is a critical need in order for the NYS economy to flourish. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has served to highlight the importance of this need for children and families across NYS. CCRRs represent a critical link between OCFS’s efforts to oversee and strengthen the child care system and provide quality child care services to New York’s children and families.

OCFS is seeking Vendors interested in contracting with OCFS to provide a series of deliverables, including, but not limited to: developing and providing a minimum of one (1) annual on-site technical assistance/training opportunity on child care topics to maintain quality programs as requested by each CCRR and OCFS; delivering a minimum of one (1) training or technical assistance opportunity annually for each CCRR and 1 for each group as follows; health care consultants, data specialists, infant/toddler specialists or other targeted audiences throughout the state; coordinating, planning and implementing selected activities with the New York Association for the Education of Young Children (NYAEYC) for each of the seven (7) OCFS Division of Child Care Services (DCCS) Regional Offices on a quarterly basis; coordinating orientation of all new CCRR Directors, Infant/Toddler Specialists, Infant/Toddler Mental Health Specialists and data administrators; the coordination of and publicizing of CCRR quality initiatives to parents, providers and communities statewide, on a quarterly basis; collecting and analyzing quarterly data reports from CCRRs and producing summarized data reports for child care informational purposes, including  working with OCFS to produce and draft a mandated CCRR biennial report that OCFS will review and submit to the NYS Governor and Legislature; providing workshops, seminars, trainings and other activities designed to increase knowledge and skills to improve the management practices of child day care centers, school-age child care programs and improve quality infant/toddler care; leading infant/toddler mental health initiatives, technical assistance and trainings that support New York’s network of Infant/Toddler Specialists and CCRRs and identifying and implementing the best tools and systems available to track and document the needs and improvements made in Infant/Toddler mental health across New York State. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 200466

Number of Grants:

OCFS anticipates making one (1) award to administer this project.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The total anticipated 5-year funding is approximately $14,069,520, with an average annual amount of $2,813,904 over a 5-year timeframe.

Term of Contract:

Contract term: January 1, 2023 – December 31, 2027

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Qualified entities responding to this Letter of Interest must be not-for-profit organizations with a proven track record of working with organizations on a statewide basis. Qualified entities must have a thorough familiarity with New York State’s Child Care Program.

Vendors must be sure all their documents are up to date and comply with the vendor responsibility requirements as outlined below. To determine the status of your charity’s registration information, contact:

Pre-Application Information:

Due date/time: 1/14/2022 by 4:00 PM Eastern Time

Early submissions are encouraged as late responses may be subject to rejection.

Please submit your question with adequate time for response; OCFS recommends allowing at least five business days

If applicable, not-for-profit vendors must be registered with the New York State Office of the Attorney General as a charitable organization, and the registration must be up to date at the time of contracting.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Questions and documents must be submitted via e-mail to

Be sure to put “LOI # 1076 New York State Quality Child Care Support Services” in the subject line.

Primary contact:
Director of Contracts
Office of Children & Family Services
52 Washington Street
Room 202S – Procurement Unit
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Funding or Pin Number:

Opportunity # 1076

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City;   New York

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