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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Today, the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), released a report on COVID investments in child care.  The…
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Wednesday, May 31, 2023—3:00 – 4:15 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) Register online now! Early care and education (ECE) teachers and service…
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State-Level Professionals

Leaders and professionals working in government and nongovernment entities to improve the availability of high-quality child care.

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Tribal Lead Agencies

Responsive providers who assist Tribal grantees with increasing the quality, affordability, and availability of child care in Native American communities.

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Training and Technical Assistance Providers

Professionals who support child care access through technical assistance and training, administration, consumer education, and health and mental health service activities.

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Direct Child-Serving Practitioners

Providers, teachers, home visitors, and other professionals who directly serve children from birth through school age.

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Families and Communities

Parents, family members, and others who interact with children and make decisions about child care.

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