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Early Childhood Education and Training Program


All licensed/registered and enrolled legally-exempt programs need to comply with NYS OCFS emergency regulations related to health and safety by September 30, 2017. This interactive 5-hour course can help you meet your requirements, so sign up and take "Foundations in Health and Safety e-Learning," today!

More about the Health and Safety Rebate

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The Health and Safety Rebate program will be discontinued as of January 1, 2017. Providers who have completed their Health and Safety training by December 31, 2016 will remain eligible for a Health and Safety Rebate, providing they obtain their license or registration within the next two years (per OCFS regulation) and submit their completed Health and Safety Rebate Application within 60 days of the receipt of their license/registration. When mailing your rebate paperwork in, please use the following address: Professional Development Program/Health and Safety, 4 Tower Place, 4th Floor, Albany, NY 12203.


Eligible Providers can apply for a rebate up to $235 to offset the cost of this training. Download the application with included instructions below:

Health and Safety Rebate downloads
Please note we are currently revising this form.

Forms can be submitted by mail:
Professional Development Program
4 Tower Place, 4th Floor
Albany, NY 12203

Health and Safety Rebate Application and Instructions for Individual Providers
(PDF format)

updated 11/41/16
Health and Safety Rebate Application and Instructions for Individual Providers in PDF format