Proposed State Plan: Federal Child Care Development Fund - FY 2012 and 2013

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services, OCFS, Early Childhood Division has released the proposed State Plan for the federal Child Care Development Fund for FY 2012 and 2013. The State Plan describes Maine’s plan to comply with federal requirements such as client eligibility, types of child care services, fee scales, and activities to improve the quality of child care.

The Plan and it's attachments can be found at the following links:

  • Part 1 - Administration (PDF)
  • Part 2 - CCDF Subsidy Program Administration (PDF)
  • Part 3 - Health and Safety and Quality Improvement Activities (PDF)
  • Maine Child Care Market Rate and Workforce Study 2010 - Executive Summary (Word | PDF)
  • Child Care Subsidy Program Application (Word | PDF)
  • FY2010 Client Income Guidelines/Fee Schedule (Word | PDF)
  • Appendix A (Word | PDF)
  • Appendix B (Word | PDF
  • Child Care Market Rates Effective October 1, 2011 (Word | PDF)

A public hearing for this Plan will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

Monday, July 25, 2011
Department of Health and Human Services
396 Griffin Road
Bangor, Maine

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Department of Health and Human Services
161 Marginal Way
Portland, Maine

Written comments will also be accepted until July 26, 2011. Please submit via email to Therese Cahill-Low or mail to:

Office of Child and Family Services
Attn: T. Cahill Low
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011