Notice of Public Hearing on CCDF via Zoom 6/6

Notice of Public Hearing on the Child Care and Development Fund State Plan 2025-2027

 

Thursday, June 6, 2024 Via Zoom

2 Sessions: 12:00pm to 2:00pm and 5:30pm to 7:30pm

 

Delaware citizens will have a chance to voice their opinions about how Child Care and Development funds are allocated in our state when the Department of Health and Social Services/Division of Social Services and Department of Education holds an information session and public hearing on the Child Care and Development Fund State Plan for FFY 2025-2027.

The public hearing will be held via Zoom. Please see information/link below.

The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan is the method used to apply for the federal funding that pays for the Purchase of Care Program and quality early care and education initiatives. The CCDF State Plan also provides information regarding how early childhood systems are administered in our state.

A copy of the state plan and comment forms is available at this link:

First draft of the Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan FY ’25-FY ’27 – My Child DE or you may email Belvie Herbert at belvie.herbert@delaware.gov. You must use the comment sheet template to submit written comments before or after the public hearing up until Friday, June 7, 2024 at 5pm.

Public Hearing Comment Sheet

Session 1:
The first June 6, 2024 meeting will begin with an information session from 12:00pm to 12:30pm followed by a public hearing from 12:30pm to 2:00pm during which time attendees may offer comments. Comments are being solicited from any person. Comments may be in writing or may be presented orally at the Hearing.

Click HERE to join Session 1 via Zoom.

To join Session 1 by phone use the following:
1-305-224-1968
Meeting ID: 876 4768 2341
Passcode: 684262

Session 2:
The second June 6, 2024 meeting will begin with an information session from 5:30pm to 6:00pm followed by a public hearing from 6:00pm to 7:30pm during which time attendees may offer comments. Comments are being solicited from any person. Comments may be in writing or may be presented orally at the Hearing.

Click HERE to join Session 2 via Zoom.

To join Session 2 by phone use the following:
1-305-224-1968
Meeting ID: 856 5333 7777
Passcode: 325227

ORAL COMMENTS:

If you wish to comment at the hearing please send your name, title and contact information to Belvie Herbert at belvie.herbert@delaware.gov by Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 9am.

PLEASE COPY Mary Johnson at mary.johnson@delaware.gov.

Please put “CCDF Public Hearing Oral Comment” in the subject line.

WRITTEN COMMENTS:

Written comments must be received no later than Friday, June 7, 2024 by 5pm, and should be addressed to the attention of Belvie Herbert: via email at: belvie.herbert@delaware.gov .

PLEASE COPY Mary Johnson at mary.johnson@delaware.gov.

Please put “Public Hearing Written Comment” in the subject line.

Thank you!

 

 

 

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