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NYS Council on Children and Families

Working to Improve the lives of children in NYS

We are New York State's Council on Children and Families (CCF)


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.

Explore CCF's Work Initiatives

Improving Outcomes for New York’s Children and Families

Over Five Decades of Improving State Systems


Established over five decades ago.

News and Events

Check out the latest news and events pertaining the health and well being of children in NYS

Featured References and Resources

Preschool Development Birth Through Five (NYSB5) Grant Information

Click on the links below to view the latest information and project documents for the Preschool Development Birth Through Five (NYSB5) Grant.

Featured Reports

Latest reports and task force findings pertaining to children and families in NYS.

CCF Government Transparency Plan

In keeping with Governor Hochul's pledge for greater transparency and accountability in New York State government, the Council on Children and Families is pleased to share its Government Transparency Plan.

COVID-19 Resources

Covid-19 helpful tips, information, and resources.