Administration for Children and Families September 23, 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Survey of Early Care and Education COVID-19 Follow-Up
Document Number: 2021-20573
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), plans to request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an extension to complete data collection for a two-wave COVID-19 Follow-up data collection currently underway as part of the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). The objective of the NSECE COVID-19 Follow-up is to document the nation's current supply of early care and education services (that is, home-based providers, center-based providers, and the center-based provider workforce). There are no changes proposed.
Submission for OMB Review; Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2022 (Baby FACES 2022)
Document Number: 2021-20572
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks approval to continue to collect descriptive information for the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2022 (Baby FACES 2022). This information collection is to provide nationally representative data on Early Head Start (EHS) programs, centers, classrooms, staff, and families to guide program planning, technical assistance, and research. This data collection will complete the previously approved second round of data collection originally planned to take place in 2020 (OMB 0970-0354). The work began in early 2020 but had to be postponed after only 3 weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. No changes are proposed to the currently approved information collection materials.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Understanding the Value of Centralized Services Study (New Collection)
Document Number: 2021-20556
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing a new data collection activity as part of the Understanding the Value of Centralized Services study. The objective of this descriptive study is to understand the advantages, disadvantages, and costs of centralizing social services for individuals and families with low incomes.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Unaccompanied Children (UC) Program Budget Workbook Template (New Collection)
Document Number: 2021-20547
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is requesting clearance for the proposed new collection titled ``UC Program Budget Workbook'' to streamline budget details and justifications of applicants to funding opportunities.