The Family Room Blog

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Children's Bureau Launches New Approach to Technical Assistance

By centralizing its services, the Children's Bureau intends to establish a more integrated model of service provision.

President Barack Obama

Bridging the Word Gap

A big day at the White House for infants, toddlers and brain development.

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New Research Projects to Understand and Improve Responses to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

Efforts will focus on understanding how to serve those experiencing IPV in the context of healthy relationship programs, and documenting National Domestic Violence Hotline activities.

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New Infant-Toddler Training and Technical Assistance Projects

Office of Child Care and Office of Head Start focus on improving quality.

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Supporting Children of Incarcerated Parents

Parents deserve a second chance to get a job and support their kids once they leave prison.

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What Early Care and Education Providers and Families Should Know About Enterovirus D68

Infecting about 10 to 15 million Americans each year, enteroviruses are very common, especially during the summer and fall months.

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Joan’s Story

"I thought that my being pregnant would change him, but that was not the case."

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Emily's Story

“I felt like everyone was looking at me, even though I had carefully caked on make-up to cover the bruises.”

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Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Applications Under Review

Innovative models work together to serve young children in poverty.

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New Adoption Public Service Advertisements Debut Featuring Characters from "The Boxtrolls”

“The Boxtrolls” help recruit adoptive parents for the 102,000 children in foster care awaiting permanency in an adoptive home.

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