For more than 40 years, The New York Foundling has been providing high quality, affordable family day care to families and children in the Bronx and Manhattan. We provide safe, culturally sensitive in-home and after school supervision, integrated with educational activities.
We care for children:
- ages 6 weeks to 12 years
- Monday through Friday, 8am - 6pm
- in many neighborhoods in the Bronx and Manhattan
- with special needs (child-specific)
The New York Foundling Family Day Care staff is passionate about assisting families in finding high-quality child care and resources in their community to promote their well-being and improve the quality of their lives.
High-quality child care and early childhood education services
Comprehensive supports for your family, including help in determining eligibility for subsidized care, and access to community services
Peace of mind, knowing that your children are thriving in a safe, supportive environment while you are working and providing for your family
A welcoming, homelike environment that is culturally, socially and emotionally sensitive
Individualized services, based on his/her specific needs and abilities
Delicious meals. Our providers participate in a nutritional program that reflects their community's unique cultural and nutritional needs. All providers are thoroughly trained in Food Safety and Sanitation.
We engage children in developmentally-appropriate curriculum/learning activities
We employ a valid, research-based curriculum that emphasizes positive social and educational outcomes
We encourage positive health behaviors that enhance life-long well being and prevent illness and injury
The New York Foundling Family Day Care and Group Family Day Care services meet the highest city, state and federal standards. We are regulated by the State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). All homes are licensed by New York City and operate in compliance with Section 417 of the NYS Department of Social Services Day Care Registration Law, and with all other city, state and federal guidelines. Child-to-caregiver ratio is in accordance with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and is compatible with Council on Accreditation (COA) child home care ratios.
If you are a parent or caregiver with children and would like to download an application, please click here. To find out whether your family is eligible for Family Day Care services, call 718-732-4407 or
If you are interested in becoming a Family Day Care Provider with The New York Foundling, click here.