As used in this article, “child care provider” shall mean:

1. An operator of a group family day care home as defined in paragraph (d) of subdivision one of section three hundred ninety of the social services law or

2. A family day care home as defined in paragraph (c) of subdivision one of § 390 of the social services law or

3. An individual providing child care in reference to one or more children who are receiving child care assistance under title five-c of Article 6 of the social services law under circumstances where the individual is not required to be licensed or registered under § 390 of the social services law or to be licensed under the administrative code of the city of New York.