February 2024

FEBRUARY 2024  QCCN is proudly launching our PARENT HELPLINE! With the support of New York City Civic Engagement Commission, QCCN has been able to expand our scope of services beyond early childhood education and childcare to assist families with dependent children of all ages. Our new PARENT WELLNESS & SUPPORT initiative allows us to connect parents to a variety of […]

October-December

OCTOBER 2023 October 16th, 2023   |  QCCN proudly announced our program was selected to launch a PARENT SUPPORT & WELLNESS initiative for QUEENS families.   With funding from the CEC’s Citywide Participatory Budgeting – THE PEOPLE’S MONEY, QCCN is enhancing parent wellness and stability for commonly marginalized Queens families. QCCN will begin conducting in-person and […]

July-August 2023

FREE WEBINAR Queens Childcare Network (QCCN) hosted another FREE WEBINAR on “HOW TO OPEN A LICENSED IN-HOME CHILDCARE BUSINESS IN NYC.” Our July 27th webinar addressed the essential elements for becoming a licensed “group or family group” provider within NYC. It also included relevant information on QCCN and how we support our growing network of childcare programs. This included but was not limited to: Application Steps & Process […]

May-June 2023

Start Small Think Big (SSTB) Beginning in May, QCCN partnered with Start Small Think Big to create a virtual learning experience tailored to the specific needs of SMALL BUSINESS CHILDCARE PROVIDERS. Four English/Spanish webinars took place in May: §   5/17: Enrollment Contracts and Employee Hiring for Childcare Providers §   5/18: Introduction to Financial Management for […]

April 2023

ESTEE LAUDER Beginning this month, the QCCN team began distributing parent-baby gift bags generously donated by Estée Lauder. We are so grateful for this wonderful contribution that is allowing us to positively impact over 100 Queens families. CACFP NATIONAL CONFERENCE QCCN’s Health and Safety team gained great knowledge and made wonderful connections attending the NATIONAL CHILD NUTRITION […]

March 2023

QCCN “PICKY EATERS” WEBINAR Our FREE webinar took place on March 15th exploring the often-complicated relationship young children have with food. It also addressed strategies to manage selective or restrictive eating as well as those children who may be more sensitive to food taste, smells and textures. Topics included but were not limited to: Understanding […]

February 2023

As part of our mutual commitment to community and family engagement, QCCN) and Jamaica Community Partnership hosted a FREE VALENTINE’S DAY FAMILY EVENT. The event took place on SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11th from 11am to 3pm at the Sheltering Arms office at 91-14 Merrick Blvd., 2nd Floor, in Jamaica. This creative community forum of parent-child activities […]

January 2023

QCCN held three Caregiver Seminars for a fellow nonprofit organization Women for Afghan Women (WAW) on 1/10 to 1/12/2023. The goal of the workshops was to provide critical caregiving knowledge to newly arrived immigrants from Afghanistan. QCCN reviewed the milestones for child development, recommended nutrition guidelines, common academic and socio-emotional challenges, and differing parenting styles. […]

Walk-In Wednesdays

COMMUNITY PARTNERS, CHILDCARE PROVIDERS, AND PARENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN ARE ALL WELCOME TO STOP IN TO QCCN AND   VISIT ANY WEDNESDAY!   LOCATION & TIME: 108-21 72ND AVENUE, 2ND FLOOR, FOREST HILLS  |  10AM TO 4PM   COME MEET OUR TEAM!  ● ALL –  LEARN ABOUT THE CACFP, EARLYLEARN, AND 3K PROGRAMS.  ● PARENTS – […]

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