Resources

Resources

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Resources

Home-based Child Care

Home Grown and CACFP Letter to White House Team on Hunger

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.
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Research Brief: Identifying Practices and Features of High-Quality HBCC Networks

This research brief presents findings from the Erikson Institute's targeted literature review on home-based child care (HBCC) networks.
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Strengthening HBCC Networks: An Evidence-Based Framework for High Quality (Benchmarks)

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.
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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.

Blogs and Articles

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A Look at the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act 

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No Decisions Made About You Without You: Nevada’s Strategy for Supporting Family, Friend and Neighbor Child Care

Colorful cubes, paints, pencils, blocks, modeling clay on orange background. Interesting math, games for preschool for kids. Education, back to school concept

Home Grown’s Response to the White House Student Loan Forgiveness Announcement

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness for Home-Based Child Care Providers

Events

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September 20, 2022

Thriving Providers Project Launch

Join us for this webinar to learn more about the Thriving Providers Project, an initiative providing direct cash payments to FFN and newly licensed FCC providers.
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September 14, 2022

Webinar: Network Benchmarks and Indicators

Join Home Grown and the Erikson Institute on Wednesday, September 14th to learn about the newly released Networks Benchmarks and Indicators.
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May 25, 2022

Webinar: Parents and Experts Agree: Kids Thrive in Home-Based Care

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April 7, 2022

Webinar: Federal Policy Updates for HBCC Providers

Join Home Grown to learn about recent federal policy discussions with implications for home-based child care providers.