Families

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New Adoption Public Service Advertisements Debut Featuring Characters from "The Boxtrolls”

“The Boxtrolls” help recruit adoptive parents for the 102,000 children in foster care awaiting permanency in an adoptive home.

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I’m Covered Stories: A Healthy Respect for a ‘Complicated’ Family

The Affordable Care Act makes it easier for all Americans, including LGBT individuals, to access health coverage through the Marketplace and Medicaid. Open enrollment begins again on Nov. 15.

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Christina’s Story

“Dad would strike mom. She would cry and apologize and I would hide. That was my job, when things got ugly I was to be invisible.”

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Amanda’s Story

“In March 2010, I incorporated my ‘safety plan’ and left my husband.”

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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.

Children's drawing of mother and children at a crisis center.

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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