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A compilation of initiatives to support home-based child care
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, March 31, 2010
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.

A compilation of profiles of 96 initiatives that target and support home-based child care

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The Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project: How Early Head Start programs are reaching out to kith and kin caregivers: Final interim report
Paulsell, Diane, 2006
Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research.

A preliminary descriptive evaluation of the Enhanced Home Visiting Pilot Project, analyzing participant characteristics and program design as they affect the extension of home visitation services to relatives and non-relatives caring for infants and toddlers enrolled in home-based Early Head Start programs

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Family, friends & neighbors: Year 1 evaluation report
SRA International, Inc., August, 2010
Grand Rapids, MI: First Steps.

An evaluation of Family, Friends and Neighbor Care, a program in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to improve the quality of home-based child care providers through home visits and play groups, that examines program implementation and changes in caregiving quality, children's vocabulary, and provider access to community resources, based on program data, surveys from 15 parents, stakeholder interviews and focus groups, pre- and post-program observations of 33 providers, and pre- and post-program assessments of 29 children

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Getting organized: Unionizing home-based child care providers: 2010 update
Blank, Helen, June 2010
Washington, DC: National Women's Law Center.

An examination of statewide efforts between February 2007 and March 2010 to allow home-based child care workers, including licensed family child care providers and regulation-exempt family, friend, and neighbor caregivers receiving subsidies, to join unions

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Legally-exempt child care: What does it mean in New York State?
Ozdogru, Asil A.,
Albany, NY: Early Care & Learning Council.

A comparison of license-exempt child care provision and policies in New York State to provision and policies in California, Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Washington, based on state surveys and key informant interviews

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Maternal grandmothers as child care providers for rural, low-income mothers: A unique child care arrangement
Reschke, Kathy L., 2006
Journal of Children & Poverty, 12(2), 159-174

An examination of the positive and challenging aspects of grandmothers providing child care for their grandchildren, investigating the experiences of the grandmothers as well as the effects on the sample of low income mothers from rural communities

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Situational stressors among African-American women living in low-lncome urban areas: The role of social support
Ajrouch, Kristine J., March 2010
Women & Health, 50(2), 159-175

An examination of the relationship between social support, inlcuding family, freind, or neighbor child care support, and stress from interviews with 736 African-American women caring for young children in a high-poverty context in Detroit

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Supporting family, friend and neighbor caregivers: Findings from a survey of state policies
Porter, Toni, 2005
New York: Bank Street College of Education, Institute for a Child Care Continuum. (No longer accessible as of August 16, 2012)

An examination of state regulatory policies for kith and kin child care providers receiving government subsidies

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