Webinar: Serving Young Homeless Children under CCDF

September 19, 2016

Join Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) and the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) for a webinar on serving homeless children under the Child Care and Development Fund Program.

Webinar: Serving Young Homeless Children under CCDF

[The webinar has already passed - but you can find resources and a webinar recording here!]

Experts from CCAoA and NCHE will be joined by presenters from the Alabama Departments of Education and Human Resources to discuss the development of a state-level collaboration to serve homeless families under CCDF.

Topics will include:

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  • Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (CCDBG) provisions related to serving young homeless children and their families
  • Requirements for reporting data on young homeless children served by CCDF providers, including understanding the definition of homeless to be used for data collection purposes
  • Provisions related to young homeless children included in the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Program Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (draft regulations)
  • State- and local-level strategies for collaborating to improve services to young homeless children and their families

 

 

Resource: Tip Sheet for Child Care Programs

We are also pleased to share the following Tip Sheet for Child Care programs on serving children and families experiencing homelessness.

Topics: Systems Building, Policy & Advocacy, Health & Safety

Kim Engelman

Written by Kim Engelman

Dr. Kim Engelman was selected to join Child Care Aware® of America as a family advocate for the first time in 2011, after she played a central family advocate role in the introduction and passage of “Lexie’s Law”, a transformative Kansas State child care law that was enacted in 2010. In 2015, Dr. Engelman joined Child Care Aware® of America’s staff team where she uses her expertise and knowledge from her career in academic medicine to advance Child Care Aware® of America’s family and community engagement efforts.