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.
November 8, 2012 |
Struggles with unemployment and housing instability, income changes, frequent moves and the stress of military service on family life create unique challenges for service members and veterans that can impact their child support cases. Homeless veterans report that child support concerns are among their most difficult issues.
October 31, 2012 |
Lillian Sparks, commissioner of Administration for Native Americans, and Jeannie L. Chaffin, director of Office of Community Services, blog about the history of the Administration for Children and Families' work in promoting economic prosperity in tribal communities.
October 22, 2012 | Vicki Turetsky
The Office of Child Support Enforcement invites you to download our series of fact sheets to learn why and how this federal agency, together with our partners in the national child support program, work with both parents to deliver vital child support services to children.
October 18, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
Read how Oregon child care provider Tenderheart Childcare and Preschool has the set the standard across the state by incorporating more physical activity and better nutrition practices for children in care.
September 28, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
ACF's Division of Family Violence Prevention and Services will host a “National Domestic Violence Awareness Unity Call” on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. EDT.
September 26, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Authorized by the Affordable Care Act, the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program provides education and training to TANF recipients and other low-income individuals for occupations in the health care field that pay well and are expected to be in high demand.
September 24, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Each year, the Office of Refugee Resettlement invites former refugees to share their stories at its National Consultation. This year's "Transforming Hope into a Brighter Future" event featured Basma Alawee's journey to America.