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Child Care Copayment Disparities by County

Shannon Sswiatek June 06, 2019

This chart contains county by county information on copayment multipliers for all social services districts, and the annual and weekly fees assessed against a family of three at 200% of poverty in each county.

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In Cattaraugus, Livingston, and Steuben counties	parents pay 10% of their income over the poverty level for a child care subsidy	this means they pay $2133 per year,  or  $41.02 per week (5% of their income) In, Oswego, Schuyler and St. Lawrence counties	parents pay 15% of their income over the poverty level for a child care subsidy	this means they pay $3199 per year, or  $61.52 per week (7.5% of their income) In Allegany, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Clinton, Columbia, Essex, Nassau, Niagara, Ontario, Putnam, Saratoga, Suffolk and Tompkins counties	 parents pay 20% of their income over the poverty level for a child care subsidy	this means they pay $4266 per year, or $82.04 per week (10% of their income) In Albany, Broome, Chemung, Delaware, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Rensselaer, Rockland, Ulster, Warren, Washington and Wayne counties	 parents pay 25% of their income over the poverty level for a child care subsidy	 this means they pay $5195 per year, or $110.75 per week (12.5% of their income) In Westchester County	parents pay 27% of their income over the poverty level for a child care subsidy	this means they pay $5759 per year, or $107.89 per week (13.5% of their income) In Dutchess, and Otsego counties	parents pay 30% of their income over the poverty level for a child care subsidy	this means they pay $6399 per year, or $123.06 per week (15% of their income) In Chenango, Cortland, Erie,  Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Herkimer, Monroe, Montgomery, New York City, Onondaga, Orange, Orleans, Schenectady, Schoharie, Seneca, Sullivan, Tioga,  Wyoming and Yates counties	parents pay 35% of their income over the poverty level for a child care subsidy	this means they pay $7465.50 per year, or  $143.56 per week (17.5% of their income)