_____________County Department of Social Services is pleased to announce that we will be using an
automated system to track time and attendance of children. This new Child Care Time and Attendance
(CCTA) system will be used throughout New York State to improve the accuracy and timeliness of child
care subsidy payments and to provide parents/caretakers with an easy way to check their child(ren) in/out
of day care. We will begin using this time and attendance system on ____________________________.
What are the main benefits of your day care using a statewide CCTA system?
CCTA will simplify the child care time and attendance process by allowing parents/caretakers to quickly
check their child(ren) in and out of day care.
What will the new CCTA system do?
Track the time and attendance of children;
Calculate and authorize subsidized child care payments;
Allow parents and caretakers to check their children in and out of a child care program using the
What equipment is needed to use the CCTA system?
Your provider will need a computer with Internet access.
What do you need to do before you start to use CCTA?
Getting started is easy. Here’s what you need to do before you start to use CCTA:
Tell your child care provider that you would like to use the automated system to check your
child(ren) in and out of day care;
If your provider is participating in CCTA we will provide you with a registration code. This code
allows you to create your own CCTA User Name and Password. To complete the process, you
will answer questions similar to those used when you set up other computer accounts. Once you
are established in CCTA your specific log on identification will allow you to check your child(ren)
in and out of day care. Contact our CCTA Support Team at 1-877-369-6106 option 9, or
Support@Controltec.com, for help with any account problems you may encounter.
How do you use CCTA?
When you enter your day care to drop off or pick up your child, you will do the following:
1. Go to the day care computer and log on to CCTA using your User Name and Password.
2. When your child’s name appears, click Check in or Check out.
3. Click Save. That’s it!
Please contact your child care provider to let them know that you would like to participate in the new
Welcome aboard. We hope that you’ll join us!