The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Head Start (OHS) in partnership with the Office of Child Care (OCC) announces the availability of funds for a National Center on Parent, Family and Community Engagement.
The Center will disseminate high-quality, research-informed resources and provide training and technical assistance associated with family well-being, effective family and community engagement, and children’s school readiness.
The Center will help programs support pregnant women and families with children ages birth to 5 years old. The Center’s work will include, but will not be limited to, integrated and systemic family engagement approaches, relationship building practices with families, consumer education, family leadership, family financial stability, and individualized support for families facing adversity.
Training and technical assistance will be delivered to Head Start and Early Head Start agencies, state child care agencies, and in other early care and education settings.