Early Childhood

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.

Photo of Kim Phillips, Mandy Smith and Sharon DeBerry

Early Childhood Professionals Learn About Creating a Safe Place for All Families

LGBT families share concerns and advice with early childhood development professionals.

A photo of Angie Godfrey who is a Program Specialist for the Office of Head Start.

Happy 20th Anniversary, Early Head Start!

A momentous decision two decades ago acknowledged how important the period from prenatal to age three was to children’s development and well-being.

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.

Photo of Kavin Gray, Denise Cruz and Jesus Garcia.

Changed Lives: Stories from the War on Poverty

Former clients of ACF programs share their stories on War on Poverty panel.

 

Look Before You Lock

Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock.

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

President Barack Obama hugs students during a visit to Decatur, Ga., on Feb. 14, 2013. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Bridging the Word Gap, One Baby at a Time

President pledges his partnership in making sure every single child has access to adequate support, equal opportunity, and a fair shot to fulfill his or her dreams.

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.

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