April 19, 2013 | Bryan Samuels
A new report provides valuable information about what works for a particularly vulnerable population of our nation’s young people.
April 1, 2013 |
ACF's Family and Youth Services Bureau plays an important role in helping unaccompanied young people access a college education.
March 15, 2013 | Bryan Samuels
New pilot program will use technology to streamline the placement of foster children across state lines.
February 13, 2013 |
Human trafficking is tied with the illegal arms trade as the second largest criminal industry in the world after drug dealing.
February 8, 2013 |
On January 15, the National Runaway Switchboard became the National Runaway Safeline, a federally designated national communication system funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau that connects runaway and homeless youth to services and support.
January 28, 2013 | Jesus Garcia
President Barack Obama signed into law the Uninterrupted Scholars Act, which allows child welfare professionals to access a foster youth’s education records in order to transfer credits to new schools in a timely manner — cutting down on bureaucracy and improving the chances for graduation.
January 11, 2013 |
ACF is strengthening the coordination of human trafficking victim services within HHS and across federal agencies.
January 8, 2013 | Bryan Samuels
ACYF funds grants, cooperative agreements, and demonstration projects to promote social and emotional well-being, along with safety and permanency, for children and youth who come to the attention of the child welfare system.
January 7, 2013 | Linda Smith
More than 1.6 million children in the United States live on the streets or in homeless shelters. The Administration for Children and Families is providing resources for ways to look at how Head Start and child care providers can increase early care and education services for children who are homeless.
December 12, 2012 | ACF Public Affairs
Work continues to coordinate efforts among federal, state and local agencies to focus on child maltreatment prevention.