Families

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Providing Opportunities for Men and Boys to Improve Overall Family Wellbeing

The Office of Family Assistance is exploring strategies to reengage low-income boys and men of color to increase their levels of economic stability with the goal of improving individual and family well-being.

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Ending Youth Homelessness: A Call to Action Forty Years in the Making

Youth homelessness is a complex issue that often has deep roots in family conflict, poverty and trauma.

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I’m Covered Story: Taking Control of My Health

Open enrollment begins again on Nov. 15.

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Reflections on the 30th Anniversary of the Family Violence Prevention & Services Act

Today, FVPSA supports nearly 1,600 shelters, 200 Tribes and Tribal organizations, and domestic violence coalitions in 56 states and territories.

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Parental Depression and Young Children

More than one in six adults with at least one child has experienced depression.

There is help: thehotline.org and 1-800-799-SAFE.

Domestic Violence is a Public Health Crisis

One in four women and one in seven men have experienced severe physical violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime.

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Christopher’s Story

From foster care to a forever family: Christopher and his little brother find a permanent home with the Moore family.

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7 Things to Know About Reporting a Life Change

Getting married, divorce, moving or having a child? You have 60 days to notify your Marketplace Insurance.

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Using Behavioral Economics to Help Incarcerated Parents Apply for Child Support Order Modifications

The intervention produced a highly statistically significant impact at relatively low cost.

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Know How to Plan for Specific Needs Before a Disaster

Big Brother helps prepare youth for the real world, including life's emergencies.

 

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