Guidelines for Continuation of Child Care Subsidies and Services

Last Reviewed Date
January 22, 2023

​​​​​​This session explores guidelines for continuing child care subsidies and services requirements during emergencies and disasters. It also includes considerations and strategies for carrying out these requirements.  

Child Care and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

This summary includes key takeaways about Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds for child care.

Statewide (or Tribal) Disaster Plan for Child Care

This information memorandum helps Lead Agencies develop and carry out a statewide or Tribal disaster plan.

Checklist for Developing Emergency for Child Care

This checklist covers four main areas of emergency preparedness and response plans for child care.

Emergency Preparedness and Response Resources for Child Care

This list provides resources on emergencies and disasters from the Office of Child Care and partner agencies and organizations.

Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act

The Stafford Act is the legal authority for most federal disaster response activities, especially as they relate to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Continuation of Child Care Services: Louisiana’s Experience

This brief describes how the Louisiana CCDF Lead Agency responded to the issue of continuation of child care services in the face of a large-scale disaster.