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Early Head Start - Child Care Partnerships

Information regarding the Early Head Start - Child Care Partnership grants

Shine Spotlight -- EHS/CC Partnerships: A First Look

After months of anticipation, the Office of Head Start released Funding Opportunity Announcements for the EHS-Child Care Partnership Grants - providing a fascinating look into the model and priorities that OHS is highlighting with this initiative.

Frequently Asked Questions about Early Head Start/Child Care Partnerships

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In Head Start Partnerships, a Renewed Two-Gen Commitment

In 2014, in the midst of difficult budget decisions, President Obama and Congress made a commitment to our youngest, most vulnerable children, and their families: they restored sequestration cuts to Head Start and Early Head Start programs across the country and added $500 million in new investments for additional quality services to infants, toddlers, and their parents.

What are Early Head Start-child Care Partnerships

Last week, the President signed a 2014 spending bill, which included a substantial increase of $1.4 billion for child care and early education . Over $1 billion of that increase was for Head Start, the nation's early childhood program for poor children. Included within the Head Start appropriation was $500 million for Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships.

Child Care Partnership Opportunity

In January of 2014, Congress appropriated $500,000,000 to expand the number and quality of early learning slots for infants and toddlers through Early Head Start - Child Care Partnerships (EHS-CCP) grants or new Early Head Start grants. The EHS-CCP is a new competitive grant opportunity to support the partnering of Early Head Start programs with child care providers.

Webinars and Tools: Early Head Start - Child Care Partnerships | CCTAN

Webinar Resources Resource and Tools Getting Started: Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership This webinar provides an overview of Establishing Partnerships, Implementing Management Systems, Understanding Policies & Requirements, Facilitating Ongoing Communication, and Sustainability Planning. See below for webinar resources.

What State Leaders Should Know about Early Head Start

reviews 11 key aspects of how the ehs program works

Title: Early Head Start Expansion and EHS-Child Care Partnership Grants (HHS-2015-ACF-OHS-HP-0814) Category: Grants Notice Issuing Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families Issue Date Month/Year: 6/2014 URL: Summary: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces the availability of approximately $500 million to be competitively awarded for the purpose of expanding access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families through Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships, or through the expansion of Early Head Start services.

Early Head Start Expansion & Child Care Partnership Grants

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Early Head Start - Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships: Why Do We Need Them?

By Amanda Bryans The youngest children in America are also the poorest. Twenty-five percent of infants and toddlers nationwide live in families below the official poverty line. One in eight babies live with families in deep poverty, with household incomes at half or less of the poverty line.