School-Based Child Care Certificate (Notice of Filing)



Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of City
School-based child care (SBCC) provides care to six or more children who are 3-5 years old. These programs are located in a City school or are otherwise affiliated with a school.


SBCC facilities are regulated by Article 43 (PDF) of the New York City Health Code. These programs must submit a Notice of Filing to the Health Department each year.

The program will be inspected by a Public Health Sanitarian (PHS) at least once a year.

This information encompasses health and safety related aspects of the regulatory requirements of a SBCC program. Users should be aware that reading the documents included here will be necessary to properly understand the various provisions of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene regulations. For those programs that have funding from the NYC Department of Education and the Administration of Children Services, there may be additional requirements.

You can submit an online request to amend this certificate if there is:

•  A change in contact information
•  A change in the principal or education director
•  An error in the original Certificate of Filing

The SBCC Certificate, once granted, is non-transferable. The Certificate will contain:

•  Organization ID number (DCID No.)
•  Filing date
•  Name of Program
•  Address of Program
•  Name of the Contact Person (Principal or Education Director)

Next: Apply

NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DoHMH)
Bureau of Child Care
125 Worth Street
New York, NY 10013
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Day Care Permit

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