Center on the Family

We work with researchers and organizations to create and share knowledge that improves family well-being!

What We Do


We conduct basic and applied research on topics related to family well-being.


We develop and disseminate research-based reports, curricula, and educational materials.


We provide training and technical assistance to others who serve individuals and families.

Early childhood care and education. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. young girl holding a colorful painted hand in front of her face

Mapping Early Childhood Care and Education

Affordable, conveniently located, and high quality early childhood care and education (ECE) supports the well-being of children, families, and communities. This interactive mapping web tool shows how ECE access is distributed in communities across the state.

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