HHS Establishes National Center on Child Care Subsidy Innovation and Accountability with WRMA
The National Center on Child Care Subsidy Innovation and Accountability (NCCCSIA) was recently established through the award of a contract to Walter R. McDonald & Associates, Inc. (WRMA), by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Care (OCC). The NCCCSIA will provide technical support to Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agencies to foster continued progress toward innovation and reform in child care subsidy systems. It will also be responsible for helping Lead Agencies to focus their efforts on subsidy administration in a manner that supports early childhood education and family-friendly goals while maintaining program integrity. WRMA is the prime contractor on this project and has subcontracted with AFYA, Inc. to handle the production and dissemination of technical assistance materials and other reports.