Families

A 5-year-old boy picks from10 to 20 pounds of cotton a day, circa 1916 (Library of Congress)

Revisiting Children’s Bureau History to Move Forward

By remembering its history, the Children's Bureau will help carve a path for its future.

Photo of a dad and mom with their little girl in the middle, raising their hands outside in a park.

Adoption Excellence Awards Announced

Children’s Bureau spotlights agencies, organizations, courts, individuals and families who help increase adoption from foster care in the United States

Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Greenberg serving food behind a table at the Thanksgiving dinner.

New Americans Celebrate an Old Tradition

Former refugees get a taste of the Thanksgiving Holiday

President John F. Kennedy and Katherine Brownell Oettinger, Chief of the Children’s Bureau. (Abbie Rowe, White House Photographs, JFK Presidential Library & Museum, Boston)

The Children’s Bureau’s Tradition of Leadership

History of agency's leaders detailed in new e-book "The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood."

Photo of Dr. Marylouise Kelley

Advancing the Health Care Response to Intimate Partner Violence

Today’s Research Symposium at the National Institutes of Health

Photo of Marco, Anthony and John at a Family Equality Council event.

ACF Employee Talks About Becoming A Child’s Forever Family

Gay dads’ research leads to a forever family for Baby Anthony

Cover of "The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood" with sihoulette images of parents and children in a playground.

Children's Bureau Launches Historical E-Book

A new e-book recounts the Children Bureau's efforts that set the foundation for today's programs for children and families.

Photo of a teacher instructing a girl in a preschool classroom.

Supporting Those Who Teach Our Youngest Children

Office of Child Care works with T.E.A.C.H. to help child care professionals get degrees

An image of a child's drawing of a turkey using a hand print.

Family Health History

This Thanksgiving take time spent with family to learn about your family health history.

Photo of dad playing with son on the living room floor surrounded by blocks.

Take Time to Be a Healthy Dad Today

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse sponsors Fatherhood Buzz Outreach focusing on Men’s Health.

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