Report: Understanding the Strengths of Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care
Home Grown contracted with Mathematica to conduct the Understanding the Strengths of Family, Friend, and Neighbor Child Care project to identify the strengths and limitations of FFN care and the needs of FFN providers.
Opportunities for States to Improve Benefits Access for Home-based Child Care Providers
Home Grown encourages state leaders in partnership with home-based child care providers, partners and networks to prioritize access to benefits for HBCC providers. This resource highlights opportunities to improve access to critical benefits for providers.
Home-Based Child Care Fact Sheet 2023
View our Fact Sheet for an introduction to who qualifies as a home-based child care provider in the US, the challenges providers face, and our vision for ensuring providers receive the resources they need.
2022 Taxes Workbook
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This tax workbook was created and updated to provide timely guidance on how to navigate tax preparation. It is designed to simplify the process of completing the 2022 taxes and alleviating some of the stress by providing step-by-step guidance.
Home Grown: A Look At Three Years
In three years, Home Grown has grown into an innovation lab that prioritizes provider collaboration and leadership, while working to remove policy barriers, strengthen home-based child care practices and business models, and support the growth and recognition of the sector.
Opportunities to Expand Support for HBCC through PDG B-5
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This document is intended to support state administrators considering how they might use the current Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five opportunity to expand or enhance services for home-based child care.
Home Grown and CACFP Letter to White House Team on Hunger
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Home Grown convened a diverse group of home-based child care providers to inform recommendations to the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.
Research Brief: Identifying Practices and Features of High-Quality HBCC Networks
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This research brief presents findings from the Erikson Institute's targeted literature review on home-based child care (HBCC) networks.
Strengthening HBCC Networks: An Evidence-Based Framework for High Quality (Benchmarks)
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This brief describes 11 quality benchmarks for home-based child care networks, presenting a picture of of what a high-quality network strategy can look like.
Family, Friend, and Neighbor Child Care: Supporting Diverse Families and Thriving Economies
FFN care is the most widely used form of care in America. Learn more about FFN care, the families who use it, and recommendations for supporting FFN care.
Generations of Kids Get Their Smarts and Their Resilience in Home-Based Child Care
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This publication highlights how home-based child care supports children through each developmental stage while being an essential support for working families.
Building Comprehensive Home-Based
Child Care Networks: Evaluation Toolkit
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intended to help evaluate Home-based Child Care (HBCC) networks. It includes tools that can be used to collect data to assess an initiative’s progress toward meeting its goals.