Many children and families receive Head Start and Early Head Start services in a family child care setting. Family child care providers offer high-quality early education and child development services. They work closely with families and children to provide a range of comprehensive services and support positive family and child outcomes. They also embed responsive and effective adult-child interactions in stimulating learning environments to promote children's growth and development.
National Centers:Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning
Program Option:Family Child Care
Last Updated: October 16, 2020