The Office of Child Care supports its grantees in various ways. Among the most important is the Child Care Technical Assistance Network (CCTAN). The system brings together resources from the Office of Child Care, the Office of Head Start, and their health partners to offer CCDF Administrators and their stakeholders information, tools, trainings and other supports. Learn More

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