February 1, 2013 |
ACF regional administrator calls for campaign to make the tremendous benefits of the Affordable Care Act a reality in the lives of our disadvantaged citizens who face health care disparities — a concern Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., often talked about in his speeches.
January 30, 2013 | Vicki Turetsky
After years of tribal consultation, research, design and development, the Office of Child Support Enforcement launches the Model Tribal System. MTS will help tribal communities access similiar technologies and automated systems that state child support agencies have had for years.
January 25, 2013 | Jeannie Chaffin
As one of the largest federal anti-poverty programs, Earned Income Tax Credit is a powerful asset-building tool for people with earned income because it can reduce their taxes and result in a refund.
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.
January 16, 2013 | Jesus Garcia
The Health Profession Opportunity Grant program helps put new Americans on a path to self-sufficiency.
January 14, 2013 | George Askew
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone aged six months and older should get a flu shot in order to decrease their risk of getting sick.
January 8, 2013 | Bryan Samuels
ACYF funds grants, cooperative agreements, and demonstration projects to promote social and emotional well-being, along with safety and permanency, for children and youth who come to the attention of the child welfare system.
January 7, 2013 | Linda Smith
More than 1.6 million children in the United States live on the streets or in homeless shelters. The Administration for Children and Families is providing resources for ways to look at how Head Start and child care providers can increase early care and education services for children who are homeless.
December 12, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
Work continues to coordinate efforts among federal, state and local agencies to focus on child maltreatment prevention.
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.