Working to Improve the lives of children in NYS
The New York State Council on Children and Families (Council) is comprised of 12 commissioners and directors of New York State’s health, education, and human services agencies. As a convener, innovator, and change agent among these state child-serving agencies, the Council is charged with addressing cross-systems issues and providing recommendations to the New York State Executive Chamber that will improve outcomes for all of New York’s children and families.
Helping children, youth and families navigate complex situations/access to services
Racial, ethnic, gender, ability and other forms of diversity, equality and inclusion efforts
Established over five decades ago.
Since its establishment in 1977, the Council on Children and Families (Council) has served as a convener, innovator and change agent among the state's health, education, and human services agencies
The Council’s mission is to strengthen New York State’s systems of care through cross-agency collaborations and its Vision is that every child and young person in New York State realizes their optimal potential
Check out the latest news and events pertaining the health and well being of children in NYS
Click on the links below to view the latest information and project documents for the Preschool Development Birth Through Five (NYSB5) Grant.
The following is a list of NYS Resources, Guides and Grants pertaining to Childhood and developmental services.
The following is a list of useful links.
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Serves as an advisory council to the Governor on building a comprehensive and sustainable early childhood system to ensure success for all young children.