Fathers/ Fatherhood

Earl Johnson, Director of Office of Family Assistance

Happy Father's Day

A special message from Earl Johnson, director of the Office of Family Assistance

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Father Figures Making a Difference

Today's fathers contribute to their children's overall development and well-being in many ways.

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Healthy Men, Healthy Families

Men’s health issues rarely affect only the male. They take their toll on the entire family unit.

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Celebrating and Supporting Native Fathers

Using Culture to Celebrate and Support Native Fathers

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Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference Takes Place May 29-31 in Washington, D.C.

OPRE hosts the 16th Annual Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference in Washington, D.C., on May 29-31.  The event is free and open to the public.

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HHS Officials Dr. Howard Koh and Leon Rodriguez speak to community leader Venus Gines from Texas.

Working Across Hispanic Communities to Lift More Families into the Middle Class

More than 40 Hispanic community leaders from across the country attended ACF's National Hispanic Roundtable to discuss better ways to make our human services programs more accessible to eligible Hispanic families and children.

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Drawings made by participants at the Alaska Native American Summit Art.

Supporting Alaska Native Fatherhood

Nearly 100 community-based partners gathered to promote positive Native male role models through effective traditional and culturally appropriate programming.

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Military and Veteran Parents Can Find Help from the Child Support Program

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. 

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More ACF programs are using social media to promote services

Every month, more Administration for Children and Families programs are coming online and promoting their services on the Internet with social media tools. Have you subscribed or “friended” these pages yet?

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Helping Men Become Fathers

It’s hard to be a parent. That’s why Father’s Day is so important. It gives us an opportunity to thank dads who are active in their children’s lives—who accept the challenges of raising a family and reap the benefits of their children growing up in a loving environment.

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