Reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant

The Reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) was signed into law on November 19, 2014.  The law establishes the funding and federal policy direction for child care. These requirements will be outlined in federal rules under the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF), the name given to the federal child care program.  

Information on the implementation requirements of the CCDBG Reauthorization, including links to federal program guidance, webinars, and technical assistance resources is available on the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care website. The template for the Draft State Plan Pre-print can also be found on this site.

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Iowa Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan

The Iowa Department of Human Services, Division of Adult, Children and Family Services submitted the State Plan to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care on March 1, 2016 and are now awaiting federal approval.  Click Child Care Development Fund State Plan to see the current plan. 

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