Now in its 5th year of funding, this federal grant is works with state and local partners to build connections with families, strengthen partnerships and coordinate systems to ensure all children and families have quick and easy access to services.
Since 2018, CCF has been awarded over $50 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care to coordinate the NYS early childhood mixed delivery system to ensure that all young children and healthy, learning and thriving in families that are supported by a full complement of services and resources essential for successful development.
Currently in the fifth year of this project, CCF in collaboration with over 80 statewide partners have led over 50 initiatives to strengthen and building new partnerships, coordinate systems and improve transitions, expand parent choice and knowledge and promote equity with a focus on vulnerable populations.
Kristin Weller, MS, LMHC
New York Birth to Five Grant Project Director
Council on Children and Families
52 Washington Street
West Building, Suite 99
Rensselaer, New York 12144
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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.