Families

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Breastfeeding, Because It’s Easy, Right?

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated the first week of August. ACF employee and new mom LT. Tala Hooban shares her experience and resources.

Photo of children and staff who received recognition in the Boston Healthy Childcare Initiative earlier this year.

Boston Celebrates Healthy Food and Physical Activity in Child Care

Boston is recognizing family child care providers and centers for achieving the goals of Let’s Move! Child Care – promoting healthier food, nutritious drinks, increased physical activity, less screen time, and infant feeding.

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ANA and CMS Health Care Marketplace Enrollment Outreach Partnership

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Photo of young AnnMarie Lanesey (left) with her friend attending Head Start.

Head Start Provided Boost I Needed to Become Tech Entrepreneur

Software development firm owner credits Head Start for putting her on a path to success.

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Acting Assistant Secretary Welcomes Tribal Leaders for ACF Consultation

ACF headquarters joined by Regional offices in a first-ever combined face-to-face and virtual Tribal Consultation.

Photo of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Get Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace

An updated HealthCare.gov and a toll-free number launch today to help make it easy for consumers to learn about the new Health Insurance Marketplace.

Photo of Carlis Williams, ACF Southeast Regional Administrator.

Strategies for Strengthening At-Risk and Underserved Families

Region 4 promotes ACF’s national vision to make a positive difference in the lives of our nation’s most vulnerable children and 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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