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The Vermont Statutes Online


Title 33 : Human Services

Chapter 035 : CHILD CARE


(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 3501)
  • § 3501. Division of Child Development; duties

    The Division of Child Development shall:

    (1) encourage the development of a comprehensive child care services system that promotes the wholesome growth and educational development of children;

    (2) facilitate the development of child care facilities;

    (3) encourage and promote the provision by child care providers of parenting education, developmentally appropriate activities, and primary prevention services;

    (4) facilitate cooperation between the private and public sectors to promote the expansion of child care services;

    (5) promote continuing study of child care needs and the most effective methods by which these needs can be served through governmental and private programs;

    (6) coordinate activities of the Division with other State agencies serving children and families;

    (7) strive to make the State a model employer by encouraging it to offer a variety of child care benefit options to its employees;

    (8) provide training for child care providers;

    (9) support resource and referral services for parents and providers; and

    (10) promote the involvement of businesses and communities in the development of child care services throughout the State by providing technical assistance to providers and potential providers of child care services. (Added 1967, No. 147, § 5; amended 1971, No. 181 (Adj. Sess.); 1973, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 23, eff. April 14, 1974; 2013, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 61, eff. May 20, 2014.)