Youth

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Foster Care and Human Trafficking – A Parent’s Perspective

Despite common beliefs, slavery in the U.S. did not end 150 years ago.

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Housing Assistance Programs for Super Storm Sandy Survivors

ACF funds local New Jersey and New York programs to provide shelter and assistance.

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Preparing Teens to Be Leaders, in Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Beyond

Program gives young people structured leadership opportunities to empower and prepare them for adulthood.

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Children Left in Cars: Preventing Accidental Heatstroke

ACF teams up with the Department of Transporation to remind parents and caregivers to "Look Before You Lock."

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Children Experiencing Homelessness Benefit from Targeted Interventions

High quality early care and learning programs can help homeless children develop the skills they need to be resilient in the face of the adversity.

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ACF’s Frontline Series

A New Opportunity to Learn More About Modern Day Slavery

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Samantha's Story

After six different placements, Samantha finally got to spend a White Christmas with her forever family.

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Jeremy's Story

Because of abuse Jeremy was put through as a child, he was not able to get close to anyone when he entered foster care. That all changed when he met his new mom.

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Keema's Story

A foster care alumna now helps others find forever families.

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Look Before You Lock

Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock.

On average, every 10 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle.

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