2016 President’s Budget Proposal for the Office of Community Services.
In the 2013-14 program year, Head Start received 367,000 volunteers who were not Head Start parents.
Proposal would add 1.1 million children to Child Care and Development Fund by 2015.
Proposed budget increases Head Start, Early Head Start, EHS-Child Care Partnerships and cost of living for all programs.
President Obama: “It’s time we stop treating child care as a side issue, or as a women’s issue, and treat it like the national economic priority that it is for all of us.”
ACF recognizes the importance of working with diverse communities and constituents to respond to human trafficking with a comprehensive approach.
Obama Administration proposes increased funding for children’s services, domestic violence survivors and anti-trafficking programs.
Meet Rachel Schumacher, new director of the Office of Child Care
Three-year-olds in Head Start have increased from 24 percent in 1980 to 40 percent in 2013.
A safe, nurturing environment that enriches children’s development is critical to working families and is one of the best investments we can make.
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