CCDBG is a federal program in the USA that provides funding to states, territories, and tribes to support low-income families in accessing affordable child care services.
CCDBG allocates funds to states and territories, which then develop and administer their own child care programs based on federal guidelines. States have flexibility in how they use the funds.
CCDBG funds is used to enhance the quality, affordability, and accessibility of child care services by providing subsidies, improving child care programs, and promoting child care workforce.
Eligibility for CCDBG is determined by individual states, but generally, low-income families, working parents & those pursuing education or training are eligible for subsidized child care assistance.
The exact funding amount for the CCDBG can vary from year to year, but for fiscal year 2023, it received approximately $8 billion in federal funding.
CCDBG may offer consumer education resources, referrals to child care providers, support for early childhood education, and initiatives to assist families in transitioning off public assistance.