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Oklahoma Early Childhood Program (OECP) – What Is It?

The Oklahoma Early Childhood Program (OECP) was created in 2006 to improve the quality of early education statewide and expand high quality child care options for low-income children ages 0-4. Currently, OECP funds high quality classrooms at thirty facilities serving 2,830 children statewide.  Many of these programs also have Early Head Start and Head Start […]

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UpdatedEarly Head Start – CCP Grant Facilities

Facilities that are participating in an Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) will be assigned a second contract number to be used only for those children attending a new Early Head Start classroom created as a result of the EHS-CCP grants. Any other children in the family who attend the same facility but […]

Early Head Start / Child Care Partnership Grant Programs – What Are They?

In January of 2014, Congress appropriated $500,000,000 to expand the number and quality of early learning slots for infants and toddlers through Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships (EHS-CCP) grants. These grants allow new or existing Early Head Start programs to partner with local child care centers and family child care providers serving infants and toddlers […]

Early Head Start/Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) & OK Early Childhood Program (OECP)

Effective 03/01/19 A child attending an EHS-CCP grant program or an OECP may be approved for a weekly unit type when the parent or caretaker qualifies for Child Care Subsidy and meets a need factor for some of the EHS-CCP grant program or OECP care hours. This is so the child can take advantage of […]

Early Head Start/Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) & OK Early Childhood Program (OECP) Scenarios

Effective 03/01/2019 Scenario #1: Janice is in the county office to apply for child care for her 2 year old son, Matt. Matt attends an Early Head Start classroom in an EHS-CCP Grant Program. Janice works M, W, F from 9:00am to 12:00pm. What is the appropriate unit type for Matt? Answer: As long as […]