About

What We Do

The Administration for Children & Families (ACF) is a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). ACF promotes the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.

Strategic Initiatives

Our Strategic Initiatives Plan cascades from HHS' Strategic Goals, and articulates ACF’s priorities, strategies, and specific objectives within this broader context.

Leadership

Each ACF office has its own director or commissioner who ensures that the activities of the office support ACF’s mission of promoting the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.

Offices

ACF is comprised of 19 offices including the Office of Regional Operations, which represents 10 regional offices around the country.

Budget

ACF administers more than 60 programs with a budget of more than $51 billion, making it the second largest agency in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Policies

ACF strives to make informed policy decisions and become a model employer, with a culture that values fairness, diversity and inclusion in the workforce. 

Interoperability

Interoperability refers to the ability of two or more systems or components to exchange information and use it to make better decisions. The term is often used in a technical sense but also takes into account social, political, and organizational factors that impact performance.

Jobs & Contracts

Interested in working for or with ACF? As a component of HHS, working with us gives you the opportunity to positively impact the health and well-being of people here at home and around the world every single day.

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