Families

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Stability in Early Childhood Development: The Role of Child Care

Office of Child Care has issued policy guidance encouraging CCDF administrators to adopt policies that promote continuity.

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Children Experiencing Homelessness Benefit from Targeted Interventions

High quality early care and learning programs can help homeless children develop the skills they need to be resilient in the face of the adversity.

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Changed Lives: Stories from the War on Poverty

Former clients of ACF programs share their stories on War on Poverty panel.

 

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ACF Assistance Programs Have Allowed Many to Avoid Homelessness, Hunger

ACF employee thanks the social safety net provided many years ago with public service today.

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Samantha's Story

After six different placements, Samantha finally got to spend a White Christmas with her forever family.

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Jeremy's Story

Because of abuse Jeremy was put through as a child, he was not able to get close to anyone when he entered foster care. That all changed when he met his new mom.

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Look Before You Lock

Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock.

On average, every 10 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle.

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HUD AND OCSE Partner to Reconnect Families and Dads

Agencies developed a new partnership to bring employment, health and legal resources to fathers who stay involved in children's lives. 

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President Barack Obama hugs students during a visit to Decatur, Ga., on Feb. 14, 2013. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Bridging the Word Gap, One Baby at a Time

President pledges his partnership in making sure every single child has access to adequate support, equal opportunity, and a fair shot to fulfill his or her dreams.

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On Father’s Day, A Chance to Think About the Importance of Good Dads

Research shows that a dependable fatherly presence can promote children’s social and emotional well-being, academic achievement, and many other positive outcomes.

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