Family-Friendly Eligibility and Enrollment Policies

Family-friendly policies offer parents financial stability and continuity in the care of children. They can also reduce the administrative burden for CCDF lead agencies. This brief addresses benefits to children and families when lead agencies adopt practices such as lengthening eligibility periods, supporting hours  beyond parent work schedule to improve child outcomes, and simplifying the eligibility process so it  reduces administrative workload. 

Related Topics
Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
Subsidy and subsidy eligibility
Affordability and availability
Systems Building
Program Design and Management
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Office of Child Care (OCC)
National Center on Subsidy Innovation and Accountability
Resource Type
Issue brief
2 pages
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