Families

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AdoptUSKids – An Effective Resource for Children

Today, 20,000 children from U.S. foster care previously photolisted on the AdoptUSKids website are now living with adoptive families.

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Partnering with LGBT families in Early Head Start and Head Start

Providers and federal staff are working to make Early Head Start and Head Start Centers more welcoming to LGBT families.

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Research on the Human Service Needs of LGBT Populations

ACF has taken steps to strengthen services for LGBT populations, who may be disproportionately at risk of poor outcomes related to health, economic security and social well-being.

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Father Figures Making a Difference

Today's fathers contribute to their children's overall development and well-being in many ways.

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Improving the Future for Children of Incarcerated Parents

Obama Administration creates toolkit to help child welfare agencies, federal prisons and residential reentry centers keep incarcerated parents connected to children

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Healthy Men, Healthy Families

Men’s health issues rarely affect only the male. They take their toll on the entire family unit.

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Celebrating and Supporting Native Fathers

Using Culture to Celebrate and Support Native Fathers

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Affordable Care Act: Lifting People Out Of Poverty

ACA Prepares the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

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Disasters Don’t Discriminate (But Sometimes People Do)

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.

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Community-driven Projects Support Native Pacific Islanders

ANA funds programs that honor the culture and heritage of Native Pacific Islander communities, while also improving their economic condition and social self-sufficiency.

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