Child Care

Photo of educator teaching preschool children.

Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Applications Under Review

Innovative models work together to serve young children in poverty.

Leslie A. Gresham, M.A., Early Childhood Educator meets with President Obama in Denver July 8, 2014.

Early Childhood Educator Meets President Obama in Denver

Conversation centered on the benefits of providing early childhood education and its impact down the road for our children and society.

The PLLN’s trademarked logo supporting Tribal Child Care with an adult and four children against a backdrop of a tribal star-quilt.

Training Tribal Leaders Nationwide

The Child Care Peer Learning and Leadership Network.

Toddler playing with blocks in a day care setting.

New Resources for Early Care and Education Quality Improvement Systems

Three recent briefs focus on categorizing quality improvement efforts, collecting quality data, and building strong systems to govern and manage that data.

Reggie McKinnon address press conference attended by Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Greenberg, Secretary Anthony Foxx and Dr. Leticia Ryan.

Children Left in Cars: Preventing Accidental Heatstroke

ACF teams up with the Department of Transporation to remind parents and caregivers to "Look Before You Lock."

Photo of a child care worker with two toddlers on a playground.

Stability in Early Childhood Development: The Role of Child Care

Office of Child Care has issued policy guidance encouraging CCDF administrators to adopt policies that promote continuity.

Photo of a child in a classroom.

Children Experiencing Homelessness Benefit from Targeted Interventions

High quality early care and learning programs can help homeless children develop the skills they need to be resilient in the face of the adversity.

Look Before You Lock

Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock.

On average, every 10 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle.

Photo of two boys sitting at a table.

Summer Learning Matters: A New Mexico Child Care Program Takes Children to New Places

The Child Care and Development Fund program helps fund afterschool and summer learning for over 650,000 children each month.

Mark Greenberg

ACF Addresses Early Childhood Adversity and Toxic Stress

ACF is using research on early adversity to inform the approaches taken in our programs.

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