Home-based child care includes a range of providers, from licensed providers operating small businesses in their homes through care provided by family, friends, and neighbors, all providing a vital service to their communities. Our updated Fact Sheet is an introduction to home based child care in the United States, and also includes Home Grown’s vision for ensuring home based providers receive the resources and support they need to continue caring for the majority of families in the United States.
Home-Based Child Care Fact Sheet 2023
Celebrating Black home-based providers and their continuing legacy of communal care in their communities
This Black History Month, we're honoring Black home-based child care providers who don’t just provide care to children; their work holds up their communities, and in doing so, they continue a legacy of communal care for Black communities.
Home Grown’s Recommendations for the CCDF State/Territory Plan Preprint
Home Grown appreciates the work of the Biden-Harris Administration to revise the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State/Territory Plan Preprint in support of greater access to high quality child care for children and families participating in CCDF. This blog contains our recommendations.
Policy Matters: Home-Based Providers Take Our Case to the Statehouse
Learn how Home Grown's Policy Work Group is working to help inform and shape policies that support home-based child care providers.