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Promising Practices in Policy for Home-Based Child Care

This report provides an overview of policies across all 50 states plus the District of Columbia related to home-based child care (HBCC). The document includes an overview of policies related to state definitions and regulations, licensing and subsidy, external systems and funding.

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Home-Based Child Care Fact Sheet

View our Fact Sheet for an introduction to who qualifies as a home-based child care provider in the US, the challenges providers face in light of COVID-19, and for our recommendations for how to support providers.

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Home Grown Paycheck Protect Program Project Outcomes Report

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) strived to provide potentially forgivable loan funding to small businesses as part of the CARES Act. This document reports on the work of Home Grown and Civitas Strategies in supporting home-based child care providers to access the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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Comprehensive Services in Home-Based Child Care

COVID-19 has made the need for comprehensive services – long offered through the Head Start and Early Head Start service models – more pressing. Now is the time to use the HBCC structure to scale the effective, two- generational approach embodied in comprehensive service delivery. Read our paper for recommendations.

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