FFY 19-21 CCDF State Plan Public Hearing and Comment Period
The Iowa Department of Human Services, Division of Adult, Children and Family Services, is seeking input on the state's Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan for Federal Fiscal Years 2019 –2021. Federal regulations require the state to notify the public regarding the state's child care assistance program and the efforts to improve the quality of child care in Iowa. Iowa's draft CCDF State Plan will be available for review and comment from May 18th – June 14th, 2018. The plan will be available after 3:00 p.m. on May 18th on the DHS website at https://dhs.iowa.gov/node/2309 . Comments will be accepted by email or US postal mail until 4:30 p.m., Thursday, June 14th. A public hearing will also occur on June 7th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the Iowa Judicial building located at 1111 East Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa. Comment provided in person on that day must also be submitted in written form. Oral comment is limited to 5 minutes per person. Comments must be submitted either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to Kim Shackelford, Iowa Dept. of Human Services, Division of ACFS-Child Care Bureau, Hoover State Office Bldg., 5th Floor, 1305 E Walnut, Des Moines, IA 50319-0114.