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Exceptional Services for Parents,
Child Care Providers & Employers

About The Child Care Network

The Southern Adirondack Child Care Network is a not-for-profit child care resource and referral agency serving Hamilton, Warren and Washington counties in New York.

Our mission is to strengthen the quality of children’s early care and learning.

Our purposes are

  • To develop, strengthen and improve area child care services
  • To recruit, assist and train child care providers
  • To assist parents with finding and selecting child care
  • To work with employers to assist with the child care needs of their employees
  • To inform the community on child cares issues

Our main sources of support are

  • Membership dues
  • Fees for services
  • New York State Office of Children and Family Services:  Child Care Block Grant quality dollars used to fund child care resource and referral services established under New York State Social Services Law.
  • New York State Department of Health:  USDA funding to provide Child and Adult Care Food Program services to Family Child Care Providers in Warren, Washington and Hamilton Counties.
  • Foundation Funding from the Charles R Wood Foundation, Target Foundation and the Stewarts Holiday Match.
  • Donations: We are a private not for profit 501(c)3 which can always use additional financial resources to support our many services. All contributions are tax deductible. If you would like to make a donation, please contact Lynn Sickles, Executive Director, at sicklesl@saccn.org.

Annual Report 2018_2019

View our staff and board of directors

Interesting in Volunteering?

We are looking for people who would enjoy helping with a variety of administrative tasks. For more information email us at info@saccn.org.

Interested in joining our Board of Directors?

Nominations are accepted on an on-going year round basis.  For more information email, Lynn Sickles, Executive Director at sicklesl@saccn.org.

Employment Opportunities:

Currently there are no openings.

To contact us

Call 518-798-7972 or toll-free 800-807-3224
Fax us at 518-812-0799

Send an email to info@saccn.org. Or, click here for an online inquiry form.

Visit our office at 37 Everts Avenue, Queensbury, NY 12804. Click here for a map and directions.
Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Individuals with special needs who may want information in an alternate accessible format are encouraged to call the office at 798-7972 or email info@saccn.org.  Arrangements can be made for TTY calls, translation services and other special needs.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Turning Adversity into Strength with Jeanine Fitzgerald Workshop Series

The Child Care Network has a very exciting training series with Jeanine Fitzgerald, one of our favorite and most popular guest speakers. The six week series will offer participants insight into the new OCFS training requirement on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and trauma.

2020 Spring Lecture Series

Registration is open for the 2020 Spring Lecture Series.  The series of workshops will be held Tuesday evenings, March 3 – April 7 from 6:30-9:00 pm.  Classes will be held at the Washington County Annex 2, 411 Lower Main Street, Hudson Falls/  Cost:  $250 (Member) and $275 (Non Member).  Deadline to register is February 28, 2020. 2020 Spring Lecture Series Brochure  

Health & Safety Training: Competencies for Becoming a Family or Group Family Child Care Provider

A 15 hour training program, required for becoming a registered or licensed child care provider, is being offered by the Southern Adirondack Child Care Network. Learn how to enhance the quality of your new program and run a business that keeps children healthy and safe from potentially harmful situations in early childhood settings.  Health & Safety Registration Form.  Additional Information:  Letter Added to Health & Safety Flyer and Steps for Registering for Health & Safety Class.  You can now register and pay on line with a credit card. http://www.saccn.org/registration/ . When: Monday, January 6; Tuesday, January 7 and Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Time: 9:00-3:00