Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Children's drawing of mother and children at a crisis center.

Reflections on the 30th Anniversary of the Family Violence Prevention & Services Act

Today, FVPSA supports nearly 1,600 shelters, 200 Tribes and Tribal organizations, and domestic violence coalitions in 56 states and territories.

Photo of a nursing student.

Interim Outcomes of the Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program

Results indicate progress and provide insight into outcomes to date for a program that will serve more than 30,000 individuals over its five years.

Administration for Native Americans Deputy Commissioner Kim Romine welcomes Tom Vigil, the very first ANA Deputy Commissioner.

The Revolutionary Impact of the Economic Opportunity Act for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Fifty years ago the Economic Opportunity Act ushered in a new era for Tribes seeking self-determination and more control over programs intended to serve Tribal members.

Mark Greenberg

Breaking Down Silos: State and Local Efforts Now Have Toolkit to Improve Responsible Data Sharing

The ACF Confidentiality Toolkit will help state and local efforts understand how and when it is possible to share information about a family or individual, in ways consistent with confidentiality laws and requirements.

Photo of a Hispanic doctor with patients in the background.

A Look at Three Years of Health Profession Training Programs

Many program participants experienced positive training and employment outcomes.

Photo of Kavin Gray, Denise Cruz and Jesus Garcia.

Changed Lives: Stories from the War on Poverty

Former clients of ACF programs share their stories on War on Poverty panel.

 

Photo of Jesus Garcia in front of the U.S. Capitol.

ACF Assistance Programs Have Allowed Many to Avoid Homelessness, Hunger

ACF employee thanks the social safety net provided many years ago with public service today.

Photo of single mom with daughter.

Understanding the Dynamics of Disconnection from Employment and Assistance

Study of single mothers learned that despite differences in reasons for disconnection related to age, location and immigration status – experiences of hardship were quite common.

Department of Labor Secretary Tom Perez visits the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy in Chicago, a school that aims to prepare students for college and the world of work.

Partnering to Prepare High School Students for College and Careers

ACF joins inter-agency group to provide education, workforce development, social services, and private-sector leaders with information about ways that high schools and human services agencies can work with the American Job Center network.

Photo of a mother and father with their daughter sitting in a park.

Behavioral Economics and Social Policy: Designing Innovative Solutions for ACF Programs

Project aims to learn how tools from behavioral economics can improve the well-being of individuals and families served by ACF programs.

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