Federal Programs that Provide Childcare Assistance_Page_1Quality childcare provides children with a safe place to learn and socialize with others in developmentally appropriate ways. It also provides them with a stimulating environment, which fosters their ability to thrive in school and in life. Childcare also allows families to maintain gainful employment and/or attend school, thus improving their economic stability. Unfortunately, childcare isn’t cheap – in fact, childcare costs more than public college in 31 states and Washington, DC. This fact sheet details the federal investments that help families access quality childcare services.

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