Families

Photo of Marco, Anthony and John at a Family Equality Council event.

ACF Employee Talks About Becoming A Child’s Forever Family

Gay dads’ research leads to a forever family for Baby Anthony

Cover of "The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood" with sihoulette images of parents and children in a playground.

Children's Bureau Launches Historical E-Book

A new e-book recounts the Children Bureau's efforts that set the foundation for today's programs for children and families.

Photo of a teacher instructing a girl in a preschool classroom.

Supporting Those Who Teach Our Youngest Children

Office of Child Care works with T.E.A.C.H. to help child care professionals get degrees

An image of a child's drawing of a turkey using a hand print.

Family Health History

This Thanksgiving take time spent with family to learn about your family health history.

Photo of dad playing with son on the living room floor surrounded by blocks.

Take Time to Be a Healthy Dad Today

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse sponsors Fatherhood Buzz Outreach focusing on Men’s Health.

Photo of Maple Trees with buckets collecting syrup. Image credit: Anika Salsera, 123RF.

Growing Economies Through SEEDS

Tribes and Native Communities create programs designed to help sustain local communities.

Toddler playing with blocks in a day care setting.

Historic Opportunity for Early Childhood Education

Less than five percent of children eligible for Early Head Start are served. New legislation proposed today would triple the number of children receiving these services.

Teenage girl crying on the phone.

This November, Join Us in Marking National Runaway Prevention Month

In its last runaway study, the Department of Justice  reported more than 1.6 million youth ran away or were kicked out of their homes.

Jeannie Chaffin

HHS releases LIHEAP Funds to Help Families Handle Heating and Cooling Costs

$2.9 billion will help struggling Americans maintain healthy and safe homes.

Photo of a mother and daughter baking cookies in the kitchen.

November is National Adoption Month

Since 1990, our nation has dedicated the month of November to raise public awareness of children in the U.S. foster care system waiting for a permanent adoptive home.

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