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Application for Intensive Technical Assistance for Enhancing Consumer Education Websites Now Available

The Office of Child Care (OCC) is pleased to announce that the Child Care State Capacity Building Center (SCBC) is inviting states and territories to apply for intensive technical assistance (TA) to support their efforts to enhance their child care consumer education websites. This TA will focus on helping states and territories meet the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program requirements and on implementing best practices for a family-friendly and accessible consumer education website.

Each participating state or territory will receive intensive TA from the SCBC Consumer Education Technical Assistance Team, which will include expert consultation on website content development, website design, and information technology systems. Team members will assist each participant in developing and implementing a consumer education digital strategy plan to guide enhancements for their website.

Who Should Participate

This intensive TA opportunity is open to as many as four states or territories that have identified unmet CCDF consumer education website requirements and have shown an interest in implementing recommended best practices for creating and maintaining family-friendly and accessible consumer education websites.

Learn More

Please join OCC and SCBC on July 10 from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) for a national webinar to learn more about the benefits of participating in this opportunity and the application process. Participation in the webinar is not required to apply for the intensive TA opportunity. The webinar will be recorded for those who cannot participate. You can request a copy of this recording by contacting OCCInfoServices@icf.com, and you can register for the webinar via this Web link.

To Apply

If your state or territory is interested in applying, please complete the online Application Questionnaire no later than August 1, 2018.

If you have questions about this TA opportunity, the application process, or the webinar, contact Kenley Branscome at kenley.branscome@icf.com.

Thank you for all you do for children and families!

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Office of Child Care

Administration for Children and Families

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Mary E. Switzer Building, Fourth Floor, MS 4425

330 C Street, S.W.

Washington, DC  20201

General office number: (202) 690-6782

Fax: (202) 690-5600

General email: occ@acf.hhs.gov

Website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/occ