Emergency Extended Childcare Program

Emergency Extended Childcare Programs

At this time, the Governor of NYS has determined that all businesses, with the exception of essential businesses, must remain closed. Therefore only the children of first responders and medical service providers, transit workers and essential workers may attend these programs.

Hicksville Public Schools have selected to participate in the SCOPE Emergency Child Care Program, tuition is free for essential workers. 

SCOPE will take place at Old Country Road Elementary School from 7am-6:30pm beginning on Thursday, March 19th. 

Registration information is found on line at scopeonline.us. Click on the red button for Emergency Child Care. Children must be registered online prior to attending. 

For more information:

SCOPE Education Services Emergency Child Care Programs

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Child Care Council of Nassau at 516 727 0331 for assistance with finding child care resources.  They can be reached at the above number, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.  


Nassau County List of Daycare Programs: complete list of all day care centers in Nassau County and their ability to service first responders’ and emergency healthcare workers’ children. 

Program Openings for Nassau Daycare Openings.pdf