Implementation Guide: Strategies to Support Use of Contracts for Child Care Slots

Guidance from the Office of Child Care (OCC) strongly recommends CCDF Lead Agencies use funds to expand access to high-quality child care by increasing the use of contracts or grants, among other strategies. This implementation guide focuses on commonly reported concerns regarding the use of contracts for child care slots, strategies to overcome those concerns, and additional considerations for designing and implementing contracts. 

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  • COVID-19
    • American Rescue Plan Act (ARP Act)
    • ARP Act Supplemental Funding
  • Equal Access to Child Care
    • Supply Building Strategies
      • Contracts or Grants
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