September 28, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
ACF's Division of Family Violence Prevention and Services will host a “National Domestic Violence Awareness Unity Call” on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. EDT.
September 26, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Authorized by the Affordable Care Act, the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program provides education and training to TANF recipients and other low-income individuals for occupations in the health care field that pay well and are expected to be in high demand.
September 24, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Each year, the Office of Refugee Resettlement invites former refugees to share their stories at its National Consultation. This year's "Transforming Hope into a Brighter Future" event featured Basma Alawee's journey to America.
September 13, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Head Start provides low-income children access to quality education and good health practices.
August 22, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Every month, more Administration for Children and Families programs are coming online and promoting their services on the Internet with social media tools. Have you subscribed or “friended” these pages yet?
August 6, 2012 | Bryan Samuels
ACF released its most recent Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System, or AFCARS report, which includes some encouraging statistics about child welfare in the United States.
July 31, 2012 | Jeannie Chaffin
Learn how local communities are using Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program block grants to bring relief to our nation’s most vulnerable.
July 24, 2012 | George Sheldon
Acting Assistant Secretary George Sheldon visited with local partners in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to discuss flexibility within existing programs to provide necessary assistance for those most in need. Where allowable by law and regulation, ACF is ready to work with local partners to combat poverty experienced by U.S. citizens in the Caribbean.
July 13, 2012 | George Sheldon
Earlier this week, our Department took action to make programs that help Americans find and keep a job even stronger.
February 9, 2012 | George Sheldon
Anna, a single mother of six, is a graduate student earning $17,000 a year. Even with child care assistance and help from her family, she struggles to pay her bills every month. But her financial burden lightened considerably when she received a refund of more than a quarter of her income through IRS’ Earned Income Tax Credit.