Families

Photo of Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Home Visiting Team: Brandi Smallwood, Judy McDaniel and Barbara Moffitt

A Big Week for Tribal Early Childhood Programs

New and exciting opportunities for tribal communities to expand high-quality early learning and development launched this year.

A family photo a father with his five children.

The Herbert Family

Inspired by the father-figure role model his uncle played for him, adoption was something Dwayne Herbert always knew he wanted to pursue.

Photo of Barry Farmer and his son Darrell.

The Farmer Family

Barry Farmer had no problem adopting outside of his race. Everybody deserves love and a family.

Photo of Edwin hugging his mother.

Edwin's Story

Adoption changed his life, making him feel more confident and happy.

Mark Greenberg

A Systematic Approach to Ending Family Homelessness

This week the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness released a multi-pronged approach to ending family homelessness.

Photo of President Barack Obama talking to a little girl playing with blocks in an early learning center.

Opportunity for All

The foundations of opportunity begin at birth and grow rapidly during the early years of life.

Photo of Administration of Native Americans Commissioner Lillian Sparks

ACF Is Deepening Our Relationship with Tribes

Commissioner Sparks Robinson recently provided updates to the United South and Eastern Tribes who were in Washington, D.C., this week to discuss cross cutting issues on education, social services and economic development.

Graphic image that reads: War on Poverty 50 years.

History Demonstrates Child Support Lifts Children Out of Poverty

Today, Child Support programs serve 1 in 4 children and 1 in 2 poor children in the United States, three territories, and many Native American tribes.

Photo of Giovanny wearing a suit and tie.

Giovanny's Story

An adopted child enjoys having one school, one home and one mother.

IRS graphic that shows pennies raining down and an upside down umbrella catching them with the tag line: Save For a Rainy Day.

Put the Earned Income Tax Credit to Work for Your Community

Today is Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day.

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