Financial Assistance for Training 

Educational Incentive Program (EIP) 
The Educational Incentive Program (EIP) is a scholarship program funded by the NYS Office of Children & Family Services. Its purpose is to assist child care providers in paying for the professional development training and education they need to provide quality care to children. For more information or to apply visit the Early Childhood Education and Training Program webpage of the Professional Development Program at Rockefeller College, University of Albany.  

The MAT Rebate Program (Medication Administration Training) 
The MAT Rebate Program is for day care facilities to offset the cost of the training to certify staff to administer medication in a child care setting. For more information or to download an application go to the MAT Rebate Program.  

Health and Safety Rebate Program 
The Health and Safety Rebate offsets the cost of obtaining Health and Safety training which is required for first time licensed or registered family or group family daycare providers. For more information or to download an application visit Health and Safety Rebate Program.    

If you have questions about Financial Assistance contact Connie Neuroth at the St. Lawrence Child Care Council at (315) 393-6474 Ext 11