Child Care Subsidies under the CCDF Program: An Overview of Policy Differences across States and Territories as of October 1, 2017

The Urban Institute and the Office for Planning, Research, and Evaluation published a report reviewing child care subsidy policy differences, including family eligibility, across states and U.S. territories. Compared with other states, Maine is unusual in that it does not formally prioritize homeless families or children under Child Protective Services for subsidy receipt; most of Maine’s other policies align with the majority of states’ policies.