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Provide Stable Child Care Financial Assistance to Families

Subsidy, Access and Accountability information
Additional Information
Information found in this part is connected to consumer education and outreach, standards for health and safety, and continuous quality improvement. It is of vital importance that families understand not only how to apply for assistance but also how the child care environment and quality of care affect their children’s development.

This part contains an overview of CCDF requirements to provide more stable child care financial assistance to families on their path to financial stability, including extending children’s eligibility for child care regardless of temporary changes in parents’ earnings and work, training, or school schedules. Eligibility, parent fees, and increasing access are outlined in this section.