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  • Writer's pictureSamantha Marshall

CDE to CDSS Transition Plan Draft Published for Comment

The California Department of Social Services has published the Child Care and Development Transition Plan Draft for public comment.

You can find the plan here. The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) part starts on page 45. This transition plan discusses an overview of the immediate and long-term operational transition efforts.

A few things to know:

  • CDSS will be holding a webinar on March 4th for a walk through (link to register)

  • Public comment is open now through March 16th.

  • Submit your comment using this survey form (link to public comment form).

  • Final version will be posted on April 1st.

For more on the transition process, documentation and recorded listening and stakeholder sessions visit the CDSS Transition website (link).

We would love to hear your thoughts about the transition and the draft plan as the Roundtable continues to contribute the CACFP communities hopes, thoughts and concerns with CDSS and CDE. Share in the comments below or email me


A little background:

Last year the Governor signed a budget that (among many other things) will transfer many child care and development programs to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). This includes the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and is set to become effective on July 1, 2021.

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