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Early Care and Education Tools for Providers and Agencies

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Bridge Child Care Handbook

New version coming soon! A guide with strategies on co-location of child care facilities within affordable housing.

Including Family Child Care in Affordable Housing: Policy, Design and Financing Considerations

This guide outlines key design, financing and policy considerations for developers, policymakers and ECE operators to support enhanced and coordinated efforts to co-locate family child care with affordable housing.

Quality Environments for Children: A Design and Development Guide for Child Care and Early Education Facilities

A guide that offers ECE operators, architects and developers tips on how to work together on each phase of a facilities project (planning, design and construction) to create high-quality ECE facilities.

Building for Equity: National Early Care and Education Practitioners Advisory Committee

In August 2022, the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) launched a National Early Care and Education Practitioners Advisory Committee (NEPAC) as part of its efforts to center the voices of providers. The group comprises leaders in the early care and education (ECE) field who have successfully used LIIF grant funds in the past.