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Current Technical Bulletins

Published: August 26, 2014
Technical Assistance
Current Guidance, States/Territories, Tribes
Technical Bulletins
Any policy guidance or resources dated before November 19, 2014 was issued prior to the reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act in 2014. The Office of Child Care is currently reviewing policy documents that pre-date reauthorization to determine whether they remain current, or whether they need to be updated or archived.
ACF-800 Technical Bulletins
#1r-v5 ACF- 800 State-Level Data Standards - January 2016
ACF-801 Technical Bulletins
#2r-v3 Issues Related to Data Collection and Analysis - January 2016
#3r-v7 ACF-801 Case-Level Data Standards - January 2016
#4r-v4 ACF-801 Case-Level Data File Format – January 2016
#5r-v3 ACF-801 Case-Level Data Submission Guidelines - September 2016
#6r-v5 Procedures for Electronically Transmitting ACF-801 Data Files – March 2016
#7 The guidance related to the use of Social Security Numbers (SSN) in the original Technical Bulletin #7 is no longer applicable. The 2014 reauthorization of the CCDF Grant Program (Public law 113-186) prohibits SSNs from being collected by OCC. Please refer to Technical Bulletins #3 and #4 for futher details.
#8r-v5 ACF-801 Clarifications - Revised June 2016
#9r-v3 Using the ACF-801 Data Assessment Reports - Reviewed August 2014
ACF-700 Technical Bulletins
#11r-v4 ACF-700 and Other CCDF Reporting Requirements: Frequently Asked Questions -  Reviewed April 2015
#12r ACF-700 Clarifications - Reviewed December 2014
#13r-v2 Child Care Data Tracker Clarifications - Reviewed March 2015
#14r CCDF Reporting Clarifications for Tribally Operated Centers - August 2014


Last Reviewed: October 5, 2016