In August 2005, the Better Care Network (BCN) Secretariat was established to support and implement the BCN’s daily activities. The Secretariat is based at UNICEF headquarters office in New York and operates under the guidance and direction of the Steering Committee. The BCN Secretariat includes two full time staff persons who serve as the hub of the network: Severine Chevrel,  Senior Coordinator, and Florence Martin, Policy and Knowledge Management Consultant. 

The Secretariat is responsible for the core functions of the Network: