May 14, 2021

Submit a Comment: Child Care Development Fund

Members of the public are invited to review Pennsylvania’s Child Care Development Fund plan and submit comments online or in writing via postal mail.


Child Care Development Fund Plan

Every three years, the Administration for Children and Families Office of Child Care requires states to submit a Child Care Development Fund Plan (CCDF) State Plan that describes how they will administer CCDF dollars in their state’s child care system. This includes all activities related to:

    • child care licensing,
    • professional development,
    • quality improvement, and
    • subsidized child care.

View the Plan: View the full FFY 2022-24 OCDEL CCDF State Plan or Executive Summary.

Public Comment Period

Members of the public can review the drafted plan and submit comments online or in writing via postal mail to:

The Office of Child Development and Early Learning
333 Market Street, 6th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Comment deadline: Monday, May 24, 2021

Virtual Public Hearing

The public is invited to attend a virtual public hearing on Tuesday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and provide testimony. Only individuals who request a spot in advance will be allowed to testify.

Public Hearing Registration: To register, complete the online registration form. Space is limited.

Picture: At the 2019 Homewood Block Party, children play at a craft table alongside an older adult.