January 8, 2013 | Bryan Samuels
ACYF funds grants, cooperative agreements, and demonstration projects to promote social and emotional well-being, along with safety and permanency, for children and youth who come to the attention of the child welfare system.
January 7, 2013 | Linda Smith
More than 1.6 million children in the United States live on the streets or in homeless shelters. The Administration for Children and Families is providing resources for ways to look at how Head Start and child care providers can increase early care and education services for children who are homeless.
December 12, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
Work continues to coordinate efforts among federal, state and local agencies to focus on child maltreatment prevention.
December 10, 2012 |
From bringing back Head Start and child care centers online, to providing immediate disaster case management, to ensuring the timely delivery of human services, Region 2 staff are on the frontline of a disaster whose recovery has just begun.
December 7, 2012 | Yvette Sanchez Fuentes
More than 500 applications received are now under competitive review by panels.
December 3, 2012 | Linda Smith
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Confederate Salish & Kootenai Tribes, Pueblo San Felipe and White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians will participate in the Tribal Early Learning Initiative
November 29, 2012 | Yvette Sanchez Fuentes
Head Start centers in New York and New Jersey are opening their doors to their communities and helping put lives back together.
November 21, 2012 |
During National Adoption Month, adults are being asked to consider opening their hearts and homes to one of the 14,000 teens between the ages of 14 and 16 in foster care.
November 20, 2012 | George Sheldon
ACF leadership visits New York and New Jersey to survey affected programs and meets with local officials who are ready to rebuild.
November 13, 2012 |
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration Disaster Technical Assistance Center has put together a resource list for the disaster behavioral health needs of children and youth, related organizations, and tips for parents, caregivers, and teachers as they help their children recover from a disaster or childhood trauma.