The Administration for Children & Families (ACF) is a division of the Department of Health & Human Services. ACF promotes the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.Learn more about ACF
A random assignment study in Cook County, Illinois found that providing child care subsidies to families who otherwise would have too much income to be eligible increased the stability of the care, improved parental satisfaction with care, reduced job related problems due to child care, and changed the out-of-pocket costs of care.
Want to know about upcoming funding opportunities?
Visit the HHS Grants Forecast website and sort by the ACF operational division to receive information about upcoming funding opportunities.Search Funding Opportunity Announcements
This fact sheet explains how Head Start comprehensive services help young children get ready for school.