ERIC Number: ED475960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Child Care Development Fund (CCDF): Report to Congress.
Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Child Care Bureau.
Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) monies are used primarily to provide subsidized child care services to low-income working families through vouchers or certificates. This report to Congress describes and analyzes the most current information about the CCDF including that drawn from state plans, expenditure reports, case-level reports, and emerging research. The report also includes information about training and technical assistance provided to states, territories, and tribes. Part 1 of the report provides background on the CCDF program, including funding, eligibility requirements, a description of how funds may be used, and information about program administration. Part 2 provides information from aggregate and case-level data reported by states for fiscal year (FY) 2000, including information about children receiving subsidized child care and the providers who cared for them. Part 3 summarizes expenditure data obtained from state quarterly financial reports submitted in FY 2001. Part 4 presents information reported by states in the CCDF plans that were effective October 1, 2001. Part 5 describes ongoing research efforts, highlighting projects funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and summarizing some of the latest research findings about child care. Part 6 describes technical assistance provided by the Child Care Bureau to assist states, territories and tribes in administering CCDF funds. Part 7, the Appendix, provides detailed information about services provided as reported in the FY 2000 state aggregate and case-level reports as well as state policies and practices drawn from state plans that became effective October 1, 2001 and Child Care Bureau-funded research initiatives. (HTH)
Descriptors: Child Care, Financial Support, Program Administration, Public Policy, State Federal Aid, Tribes
U.S. DHHS/ACYF, Child Care Bureau, Switizer Building, Room 2046, 330 C Street, SW, Washington, DC 20447. Tel: 202-690-6782; Fax: 202-690-5600; Web site: http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/ccb.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Administration on Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Child Care Bureau.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Care and Development Block Grants