April 25, 2013 | Jesus Garcia
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.
March 27, 2013 |
Young adults who don’t have appropriate vaccination are at higher risk of catching vaccine-preventable diseases and transmitting them.
March 15, 2013 | George Askew
Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of death from cancer in men and women in the United States combined.
February 1, 2013 |
ACF regional administrator calls for campaign to make the tremendous benefits of the Affordable Care Act a reality in the lives of our disadvantaged citizens who face health care disparities — a concern Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., often talked about in his speeches.
January 16, 2013 | Jesus Garcia
The Health Profession Opportunity Grant program helps put new Americans on a path to self-sufficiency.
January 14, 2013 | George Askew
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone aged six months and older should get a flu shot in order to decrease their risk of getting sick.
January 4, 2013 | Jesus Garcia
Out of work, no diploma and struggling in poverty just three years ago, Quinton Sanders now has a full-time career in the medical field thanks to the Affordable Care Act's Health Profession Opportunity Grants program.
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 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.
August 27, 2012 | Bryan Samuels
This week, the Administration for Children and Families, along with its partners in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), brought together child welfare, Medicaid, and mental health leaders from all 50 States and the District of Columbia to work collaboratively to strengthen efforts in managing psychotropic medications for children and youth in foster care.