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Advocacy Action Center

Advocacy is a way to share your story to help children. Parents, child care providers and employers need to tell their personal story. Quality child care is needed to make a strong community. Stay connected to make a difference!

Try these ideas for sharing your story with state and local representatives they want to hear what you have to say…


Early care and education is defined as high quality services for all children from birth to five years.


            Write a letter to your representative        

                Make a call to your representative


                Schedule an appointment to visit your representative 


                Write a letter to the newspaper editor


                Invite an official to attend a special event at your child care facility


                                                                                                               Write an article for your organizations newsletter


    Elected Officials



    President of the United States


    President Donald J. Trump
    The White House
    1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
    Washington, DC 20500
    (202) 456-1111 (Comments)
    (202) 456-1414 (Switchboard)



    United States Senators for New York


    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
    478 Russell
    Senate Office Building
    Washington D.C. 20510
    Phone: 202-224-4451


    Senator Charles Schumer
    322 Hart Senate Office Building
    Washington D.C. 20510
    Phone: 202-224-6542




    House of Representatives

    United States Representatives

    Your Representative

    U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515

    Main Switchboard for Senate and House: (202) 224-3121



    New York State Governor

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
    NYS State Capitol Building
    Albany, NY 12224
    (518) 474-8390 (General)
    (518) 474-1041 (Public comments, opinions, complaints)

    New York State Senators 

    Senator Rich Funke District 55

    Portions of Monroe and Ontario

    District Office

    230 Packett's Landing

    Fairport , NY 14450

    Phone: (585) 223-1800


    Senator Pamela Helming – District 54

     District Office
    425 Exchange Street

    Geneva, NY 14456

    Phone: (315) 568-9816 



    Senator Tom O’Mara - District 58
    District Office                           
    333 East Water Street (3rd Floor, Suite 301)
    Elmira, NY 14901
    Phone: 607-735-9671



    Your Senator

    New York State Senate

    Albany, NY 12247 (518) 455-2800 (General)

    (518) 455-3216 (Public information) Bill Status Hotlines: (518) 455-7545 and

    (800) 342-9860



    New York State Assembly

    Assemblyman Brian Kolb - District 129

    District Office

    607 West Washington St.
    Suite 2
    Geneva, NY 14456


    Assemblyman Philip A. Palmesano - District 136                            

    District Office

    105 E. Steuben St.
    Bath, NY 14810


    Your Assemblymember

    New York State Assembly Albany, NY 12248

    (518) 455-4100 (General)

    (518) 455-4218 (Public information) Bill Status Hotlines: (518) 455-4218 and

    (800) 342-9860