Summer Child Care Program Available at Genesee Community College

The Genesee Community College Association Child Care Center is pleased to announce the introduction of a summer child care program. This is a pilot program and will run on a first come, first served basis. The summer session runs from May 26 - July 31, 2009. Interested participants are asked to fill out an application and pay a $15 application fee. Applications will be due no later than May 11, 2009.

The GCCA Child Care Center offers complete child care services for children six weeks to five years of age. The hours are from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday to Friday, following Genesee’s academic calendar. Children of students, staff and faculty, and the community on a space available basis may use the GCCA Child Care Center.

The Center is newly renovated with safe and developmental resources. The staff is trained and supervised by the Director, Maggie Hagen. There are educational programs, and lunch and snacks are provided. Safe sleeping equipment is available for naps. The Center is also accessible for children with disabilities.

Rates are set according to the age and the number of days that the child uses the Center. The U.S. Department of Education and the State University of New York awarded grant funds for child care tuition subsidies for income eligible Genesee Community College students. For detailed rates, please visit http://www.genesee.edu/index.cfm/general/dspArticle/campuslife.childcare/rates.cfm.

The GCCA Child Care Center has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals.

For further information, please contact Patti Cassatt, Office Manager of the Center at 585-345-6833. The Center is located at the main entrance to the Campus in Batavia. For an application, please visit http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/GCC_Childcare_Application.pdf. Application deadline is May 11th.
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