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New Resources from Administration for Children & Families on Expanding Early Care and Education for Homeless Children

January 15, 2013

HHS’s Administration on Children and Families released a letter and recommendations for early childhood and education programs on how to strengthen their programs for young children experiencing homelessness. This letter and the new policies and procedures are meant for the entire early childhood care and education community – particularly Head Start and Child Care Development Fund grantees—to improve policies and programs for homeless children or children living unstably. Resources include:

Letter from the Administration of Children and Families, the Office of Head Start, and the Office of Child Care
Policies and Procedures to Increase Access to ECE Services for Homeless Children and Families
Strategies for Increasing ECE Services for Homeless Children
Early Childhood and Family Homelessness Resource List

Go to ACF's website for more information