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COVID-19 Resources for the Child Care & Early Education Community

Child Care Resources

Joint Tax Committee Revenue Estimates

Congressional Action Related to COVID-19

Key Federal Agency Links

In March of 2020, Congress passed three major bills that were signed into law to address the COVID-19 national emergency. Each of these measures seeks to provide assistance to individuals, families, and businesses as the nation weathers the impacts of COVID-19.

Congressional Action in Detail:

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (The CARES) Act (Signed into law March 27, 2020)

Descriptions of Major Provisions

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), March 18, 2020, (P.L.116-127)

Paid Sick Leave and Family Leave

The FFCRA’s paid leave provisions are effective on April 1, 2020, and apply to leave taken between April 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020.

Economic Revitalization within Communities

Other Laws of Interest


    Checkout the resources for employers on the Committee for Economic Development (CED) of The Conference Board web site.

    Additional Resources for Businesses

    The CARES Act

    • $3.5 billion increase in Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) in addition to the $550 million increase enacted in December as part of the FY20 Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations legislation.
    • CCDBG statutory text included in the CARES Act 

    Family Child Care Federal Relief Options Webinar


    COVID-19: Tips to Navigate Federal Relief Options for Family Child Care Providers