Facilities Maintenance, Health, and Safety

Head Start Resources

Insurance, Bonding, and Maintenance, 45 CFR §1303.52

This Head Start Program Performance Standard explains insurance, bonding, and maintenance regulations.

Additional Support

Caring for Our Children

Caring for Our Children (CFOC) is a collection of 686 national standards. These standards represent the best evidence, expertise, and experience in the country on quality health and safety practices, and policies that should be followed in early care and education settings.

Child Care Aware

Operating a child care business can feel overwhelming. Child Care Aware breaks down the process. This website offers helpful resources about state licensing, the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and criminal background checks. There are also safety fact sheets.

Last Updated: March 26, 2019