Child Care and Development Fund State Plan

Children and Family Services

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State Plan Fiscal Years 2022-2024

Planning for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan for fiscal years 2022 through 2024 is currently underway. 

The proposed draft CCDF State Plan can be viewed here: CCDF State Plan draft FFY2022​-2024​​

The public hearing will be held June 16th at 10:00​​ am. More information regarding the hearing can be found below.​

CCDF Tentative State Plan Timeline
CCDF Tentative State Plan Timeline​

The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan describes the CCDF program to be administered by the State of Nebraska for the period of 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2021. This plan is designed to assist with implementing the law under the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) of 2014. It is the primary mechanism that the Administration of Children and Families (ACF) determines Nebraska's compliance with the law.

​​CCDF State Plan 2022-2024 - Public Hearing

A public hearing will be held by the Department of Health and Human Services to accept comments for the above proposed state plan on June 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (CT) at the following address:

Nebraska State Office Building – Lower Level LLA
301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska
Phone call information: 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#

Due to the current public health crisis, the agency will enforce any Directed Health Measure Order on the size of gatherings that is in effect at the time of the hearing. In order to encourage participation in this public hearing, a phone conference line will be set up for any member of the public to call in and provide oral comments. Interested persons may provide verbal comments by participating via phone conference line by calling 888-820-1398; Participant code: 3213662#. 

All interested persons are invited to attend and comment at the hearing, call in, or to submit comments in writing.  All comments should be submitted in writing by 5:00 p.m. CT on June 16, 2021 and sent to the following address:​

​​State of NE Child Care
c/o CCDF Draft Plan Comments
PO Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509​​

If auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in the hearing, please call 402-471-8223.  For persons with hearing impairments, please call 402-471-9570 (voice and TDD) or the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or 800-833-7352 TDD.