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Published: November 28, 2012
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Child Care and Development Fund
September 17, 2012
The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) made available $5.2 billion to States, Territories, and Tribes in Fiscal Year (FY) 2012. CCDF is authorized by the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act and Section 418 of the Social Security Act. CCDF assists low-income families in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The program also improves the quality of child care, and promotes coordination among early childhood development and afterschool programs.

Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011 Tribal Home Visiting Grantees & Abstracts
September 11, 2012
Grants Are 5-Year Cooperative Agreements

Collaborative Partnerships Between Early Care & Education and Child Welfare
September 10, 2012
Young children enter foster care in disproportionately high numbers. In 2009, 5% of children in the United States who received child care subsidies were also under the guardianship of protective services.

Cross System Collaboration: A Fresh Look at Working Together
September 10, 2012
Young children develop in the context of their families, other caregivers, and communities. To promote healthy growth and development from birth to school age, successful early care and education programs must address the diverse needs of children, families, and communities. This typically requires partnership across multiple service systems, especially to meet the needs of children who face risks to their development.

Promoting Local Partnerships Between Child Care and Early Head Start
September 10, 2012
Across the country, State and Territory leaders are looking for ways to develop the supply of high-quality child care that meets the unique needs of infants and toddlers, especially forthose who are at risk. At the same time, State Early Childhood Advisory Councils (ECACs) are charged with identifying opportunities for, and barriers to, collaboration and coordination of early childhood programs. One approach being considered is promoting local partnerships between Federal Early Head Start (EHS) grantees and child care centers and family child care homes.

ACF-118a: Tribal Plan
May 24, 2012
Serves as the agreement between the Lead Agency and the Federal Government as to how CCDF programs will be administered in conformance with legislative requirements, pertinent federal regulations, and other instructions and guidelines issued by ACF.

Equal Treatment Regulations for Faith-Based Organizations
September 1, 2011
Equal Treatment Regulations for Faith-Based Organizations: What You Need to Know about Equal Treatment Regulations

Asset Building and Early Childhood Programs: Strategies for Family Financial Security
August 31, 2011
Asset Building and Early Childhood Programs Strategies for Family Financial Security

Pathways and Partnerships Priorities Newsletter and Partnership Resources
August 1, 2010
The Pathways and Partnerships Priorities Newsletter and Partnership Resources page outlines the Office of Child Care priorities and provides information and resources related to related to meeting OCC goals.

Program Integrity and Accountability: States by Reporting Cycle
November 3, 2007
States by Region and Cycle

Overview of Case-Level Reporting for States and Territories (ACF-801)
January 1, 2000
Overview of Case-Level Reporting for States and Territories (ACF-801)

CCDF Reporting Overview for States and Territories
January 1, 2000
This factsheet summarizes the CCDF reporting requirements and dates for States and Territories.

Child Care Research
January 1, 1998
Child Care Research Overview