June 7, 2013 |
Oklahomans begin long recovery process after more than 3,400 structures were damaged or destroyed as a result of May's tornadoes.
June 3, 2013 |
Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response, the Human Rights Campaign and the National Center for Transgender Equality host a webinar on helping LGBT individuals and families during an emergency response.
May 24, 2013 |
More than 16,000 ACF staff hours were dedicated to response and recovery activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
March 28, 2013 | Jeannie Chaffin
The Office of Community Services (OCS) issued $474.5 million in Social Services Block Grant funding to Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island in support of the states’ recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy.
March 25, 2013 | Mary Riley
ACF's Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response director reflects on her recent trip to sites devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
January 22, 2013 | Tala Hooban
The Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response urges communities to take infant feeding — including breastfeeding — into consideration when preparing for a disaster.
December 10, 2012 |
From bringing back Head Start and child care centers online, to providing immediate disaster case management, to ensuring the timely delivery of human services, Region 2 staff are on the frontline of a disaster whose recovery has just begun.
November 29, 2012 | Yvette Sanchez Fuentes
Head Start centers in New York and New Jersey are opening their doors to their communities and helping put lives back together.
November 20, 2012 | George Sheldon
ACF leadership visits New York and New Jersey to survey affected programs and meets with local officials who are ready to rebuild.
November 13, 2012 |
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration Disaster Technical Assistance Center has put together a resource list for the disaster behavioral health needs of children and youth, related organizations, and tips for parents, caregivers, and teachers as they help their children recover from a disaster or childhood trauma.