Publications

The following publications are offered by the Office of Child and Family Services. For a complete listing of publications offered by the Department of Health and Human Services, please visit the DHHS Publications page.

  • Additional Reports
    • Supporting Family, Friend, and Neighbor Care: A Strategic Plan for Maine 2009 - PDF*
    • Maine Head Start State Collaboration Office Needs Assessment: 2009 Executive Summary - PDF*
    • Maine Head Start State Collaboration Office Needs Assessment 2009 - PDF*
    • Maine Head Start Report 2009 - PDF*
    • Maine Child Care Workforce Climate Report and Market Rate Analysis - August 2008 - Word*
    • Quality Rating System Application Manual - PDF*
    • Quality for ME Standards: School Age Programs - Word*
    • Quality for ME Standards: Center Based Care - Word*
    • Quality for ME Standards: Family Child Care Programs - Word*
    • Quality for ME Standards: Head Start Programs - Word*
    • Maine Child Care Workforce Climate Report and Market Rate Analysis - July 2006 (Word*) (PDF*)
    • Funding Collaborations Guide - PDF *(2.1 MB)
    • Building the Supply and Quality of Early Care and Education Facilities in Maine (PDF*)
    • Together Newsletter (PDF*) (Word*)
    • Head Start in Maine 2006 (PDF*)
    • Supporting Maine's Infants and Toddlers: Guidelines for Learning and Development (PDF*)
    • Child Care and Development Fund Plan for Maine FFY 2010-2011 (Word*) ( PDF*)
    • Child Care and Development Fund Plan for Maine FFY 2008-2009 (Word*) (PDF*)
    • State Child Care and Development Fund Plan 05   (Word*)  (PDF*)
    • The Cost and Quality of Full Day, Year-round Early Care and Education in Maine: Preschool Classrooms ( PDF*)
    • State of Child Care in Maine 2002 Report (PDF*)
    • The Maine Child Care Workforce Report 2002  (Word*) (PDF*)
    • Maine Child Care Market Rate Analysis & Workforce Follow-up Study 2004 (Word*) (PDF *) 
    • 2002 Maine Head Start Data Report (PDF*)
    • Maine Cost and Quality Study - Preschool Classrooms (PDF*)
    • Early Care and Education Strategic Planning In Maine (PDF*)
    • Rules for the Licensing of Child Care Facilities (Revised) (Word*) (PDF *)
    • The Cost and Quality of Family Child Care in Maine (PDF*)
    • YIKES - Your Inventory for Keeping Everyone Safe
      • Emergency Response Planning Guide (PDF*)
      • Emergency Response (PDF*)
      • Emergency Response Template (PDF*)
      • Emergency Response Assembly Directions (PDF*)
    • Early Childhood Learning Guidelines (Word*) (PDF*)
    • Early Childhood Learning Guidelines Appendix (Word*) (PDF*)

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  • Maine Child Abuse Statistics - Each year the Office of Child and Family Services produces an annual CPS Report that provides information regarding the number of child abuse reports received each year and what happens with those reports. The information provided includes report source, family composition, numbers of families where child maltreatment was found, age and sex of maltreatment victims, and other general categories.
  • Action Transmittals
    • FY2008 Client Income Guidelines/Fee Schedule - Word*, PDF*
    • 2008 Parent Fee Action Transmittal - Word*, PDF*
    • 2008 CCDF Market Rate Action Transmittal - Word*, PDF*

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