Regional Enrichment Centers

SEE REVISED INFORMATION for Counties outside of NYC

New York City has launched a new program that will provide all MTA employees who reside in NYC, and whose children attend school in the city, with free childcare at Department of Education locations.  Program details are below. Attached is a Q&A from the NYC Department of Education.

 ·         Program will begin on March 23rd and centers will be open 7:30 am to 6:00 pm 

·         Regional centers will be in every school district in New York City and include early childcare through K-12

·         Eligible for enrollment: 3-18 years of age and must be NYC residents

·         If your child is a NYC resident and you would like to enroll in one of these centers, complete this form: REC Enrollment Form

·         Please complete the form for each child you plan to enroll. You will then receive an email confirming your child’s enrollment

·         Remote instruction will be offered, 3 hot meals served a day; art, music and physical education will be provided

·         Centers will be operated by dedicated Department of Education staff, as well as personnel from the department’s partners at dozens of Community-Based Organizations

·         Social distancing protocols will be followed at all regional centers, including maintaining 6 feet of distance between people and limiting classrooms to less than 12 students.  Sites will be regularly cleaned and disinfected

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