Office of Child Care COVID-19 Resources

Publication Date: March 13, 2020

Last Updated: 4/23/2021


Child care is an essential part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent recovery efforts. The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) continues to provide funding to state, territory and tribal governments during the pandemic to provide support for children and their families with paying for child care. Below are links to guidance and resources relevant to child care and COVID-19.

This page will be updated on a regular basis as additional information becomes available.

Newest Resources


COVID-19 Overview & Resources


American Rescue Plan Act or “ARPA”


Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 or “CRRSA”

2021 CRRSA 60 Day Reports

CRRSA Supplemental Funding Allocation Tables


Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or “CARES Act”

CARES Act Supplemental Funding Allocation Tables


CCDF-Specific Guidance & Resources

Using CCDF Amendments and Waiver Flexibilities to Meet the Child Care Needs as a Result of COVID-19

CCDF Data Reporting Guidance During the COVID-19 Response:


Families and Providers Guidance & Resources

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