Caring for Our Children Basics

Caring for Our Children Basics (CFOC Basics) represents the minimum health and safety standards required in Head Start and child care programs, family child care homes, and other places children are cared for outside of their own home. These standards seek to reduce redundancy across requirements for programs with multiple funding streams.

Healthy Eating: Tips for Families

This fact sheet provides guidance to families on healthy eating. It offers easy tips for families to help their children learn healthy eating behaviors starting in infancy so they can become lifelong habits.

Healthy Active Living: Tips for Health Managers

This fact sheet provides information on healthy active living. It discusses the importance of physical activity, a healthy diet, and quality sleep to the overall growth, development, and learning of young children.