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Child Development Bureau

Go to the Child Care Development Fund compliance page for current and historical CCDF Plans and other documentation required by the federal Office of Child Care.

For a comprehensive resource for child care information for providers and families including resource and referral, child care licensing, COVID-related funding for providers, professional development opportunities and so much more, please go to the Bureau’s child care consumer and provider website NH Connections at

The Child Development Bureau (CDB) is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families by:

  • enhancing the quality, affordability and accessibility of high quality child care;
  • increasing access to developmentally appropriate services; and
  • promoting community-based programs that encourage healthy growth and development.

The CDB is also committed to supporting child care providers by:

  • coordinating child care business operations;
  • providing education and communication; and
  • Supporting responsive customer service for providers, parents, and DHHS staff.

The CDB:

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