Federal Family Support
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Supporting Parenting and Strengthening Families
Federal Child Care Support
U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
> Child Care Bureau - Administers Federal funds to States.
> National Child Care Information Center - Child Care Bureau - Early care/education information.
> 13 Indicators of Quality Child Care
Child Abuse Indicator, Immunizations Indicator, Staff Child Ratio and Group Size Indicator
Staff (Director and Teachers) Qualifications Indicators (Two Indicators)
Staff Training Indicator, Supervision/Discipline Indicator, Fire Drills Indicator
Medication Indicator, Emergency Plan/Contact Indicator, Outdoor Playground Indicator
Toxic Substances Indicator, Handwashing/Diapering Indicator
U.S. Department of Labor - Child Care Assistance - Family/Medical Leave Act, Fair Labor Standards Act.
Consumer Product Safety Commission - Be sure your child care setting is as safe as can be.
> Recalls.gov - Food, Consumer Products, Medicine, Cosmetics, Environmental Products, Vehicles.
Internal Revenue Service - IRS - Child Care - Tests To Claim Credit, Form to Claim Child Care 2441.
ChildCare.gov - Federal resources that support child care programs.
National Network for Children - Explore child care resources by state.
National Resource Center - Health & Safety in Child Care: States' Child Care Licensure Regulations.
Nat'l Child Care Association - Serving the private, licensed childhood care and education community.
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