Watch the Meaningful Makeover crew work with family child care providers to provide safe learning environments for mixed-aged groups. Learn to create a responsive and supportive learning environment and promote children’s social and emotional development.
Explore research on the impact of quality practices, models for quality home-based child care (i.e., family child care), and partnerships between child care and Head Start, and Early Head Start programs.
Explore materials from an Office of Head Start and Office of Child Care demonstration project. These resources may be useful to Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships that include family child care partners.
Discover resources to help staff plan for health and safety in family child care. Find information about mental health, nutrition, oral health, physical health, and safety practices.
Explore ways children and families receive Head Start and Early Head Start services in a family child care setting. Learn how staff provides comprehensive services to support positive family and child outcomes.
Explore available resources to learn more about ways to support the family child care workforce. Find out how to promote quality care, family engagement, school readiness, and professional growth and development.