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.
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 13, 2012 | Jesus Garcia
Head Start provides low-income children access to quality education and good health practices.
September 11, 2012 | Gabriel Hernandez
ACF releases interactive map and fact sheets showing resources, grantees and staff dedicated to school readiness in each state
July 24, 2012 | George Sheldon
Acting Assistant Secretary George Sheldon visited with local partners in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to discuss flexibility within existing programs to provide necessary assistance for those most in need. Where allowable by law and regulation, ACF is ready to work with local partners to combat poverty experienced by U.S. citizens in the Caribbean.
July 13, 2012 | George Sheldon
Earlier this week, our Department took action to make programs that help Americans find and keep a job even stronger.
March 22, 2012 | Earl Johnson
The statistics on recidivism are alarming. According to the 2006 national study Confronting Confinement: a Report of the Commission on Safety and Abuse in America’s Prisons indicates that 67 percent of former prisoners are rearrested and that 52 percent are re-incarcerated within three years of their release.