Research shows that a dependable fatherly presence can promote children’s social and emotional well-being, academic achievement, and many other positive outcomes.
Research identifies a range of approaches in serving these populations.
NBA veteran, published poet, noted book author and blog writer Etan Thomas has been asked to be part of President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.
ACF is using research on early adversity to inform the approaches taken in our programs.
June is LGBT Pride Month.
Young woman shares how foster care saved her family from an abusive home.
Even teens with healthy role models may not have the life experience to recognize controlling or abusive behavior.
Although Clare was too young to remember her adoption, she realizes that even though her birth mom loved her she wasn’t able to take care of her.
By Preparing Teens for Adulthood, We Can Prevent Too-Early Pregnancy
Parents, schools, and communities can play an important role in creating environments where all youth can feel physically and emotionally safe.
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