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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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.

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Luz Torres prepares to draw blood from a patient.

Connecting Americans with In Demand Jobs

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.

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Head Start Mother Jackie Godinez holds her son Jeremy (pictured on the left) and Ashley (pictured on the right).

Children Get a Head Start on Health

Head Start provides low-income children access to quality education and good health practices.

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