Letter from OCFS regarding Market Rate Survey



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April 2018

Dear Child Care Provider:

OCFS is inviting child care providers to take a short online survey about the rates they charge and their experiences with past Child Care Market Rate Surveys, if any. Please consider taking this important survey. The information that we gather will help us to:

–Make improvements in future market rate surveys, andphone survey
–Establish child care subsidy payment rates.

Here’s what you need to know about the survey:

–It is voluntary and confidential.
–It takes about 10 minutes.
–You will need to enter your license ID#, registration ID#, or NYC DOH permit #.
–It’s available online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L7CXR3G
–The survey will be available online from NOW until May 20, 2018.

If you do not have access to a computer and you want to complete the survey, you can request a hardcopy through the mail. Requests received by May 18, 2018 will be processed. Mail your request to:

Division of Child Care Services
New York State Office of Children and Family Services
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, NY 12144

If you have questions about the online survey, please call us at (518) 474-9454.

Thank you!


Janice Molnar
Deputy Commissioner
Division of Child Care Services