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Exceptional Services for Parents,
Child Care Providers & Employers
Background

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

Exploring the Science of Sounds Workshop

Based on Abigail Flesch’s book, “Exploring the Science of Sounds,” this workshop shares musical ideas for all ages and incorporates science, technology, engineering, arts and math in the fun activities that children and adults enjoy as they delve into their own curiosities.    Exploring The Science of Sounds   Call the Child Care Network at 518 798-7972 to register for one of the sessions. Thursday, October 10, 6:00-8:00 pm, Greenwich Public Library Thursday, November 21, 6:00-8:00, Washington County Annex 2, 411 Lower Main Street, Hudson Falls Thursday, December 5, 6:00-8:00, The Richards Library, Warrensburg

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, September 23, Friday, September 27 and October 2, 2019 Time: 9:00-3:00

Summer 2019 Infant Toddler Workshop Offering: Nursery Rhymes and Baby Songs

We will discuss the importance of these seemingly simple additions to a child’s world, what we are missing when we don’t include them daily and the important role they play in relationship building