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.
Subsidy, Eligibility, and Equal Access
Subsidy and subsidy eligibility
Affordability and availability
Program Design and Management
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Office of Child Care (OCC)