Our Sites are licensed by the New York State Office of Children
and Family Services (NYSOCFS) and are designed to
serve children of UB students, faculty and staff. The University at
Buffalo Child Care Center, Inc. (UBCCC), is accredited by the
National Academy of Early Childhood Programs, a division of the
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
All UBCCC permanent staff members, substitute teachers,
work-study students, and interns are screened and subject to NYSOCFS
requirements and UB’s
Child Protection Policy. All persons who have direct
contact with the children are required to submit documentation to
the New York State Central Registry of Child Abuse and Maltreatment
for clearance. All employees are mandated reporters of suspected
child abuse or neglect and are responsible for reporting such
All fulltime staff are certified in CPR and First Aid and many
of our part-time staff have these certifications.
Both UBCCC North and South are rated by the QUALITYstarsNY program.
QUALITYstarsNY is a voluntary quality improvement and rating
system for all types of regulated early childhood programs in New
York State that serve children from birth through age five.
QUALITYstarsNY uses research-based, culturally responsive program
standards developed by New York’s leading early education
experts to support programs to provide children with high quality
early learning experiences.