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.
December 7, 2012 | Yvette Sanchez Fuentes
More than 500 applications received are now under competitive review by panels.
November 29, 2012 | Yvette Sanchez Fuentes
Head Start centers in New York and New Jersey are opening their doors to their communities and helping put lives back together.
November 27, 2012 | Bryan Samuels
More than 104,000 children and youth in foster care in this country are waiting for permanent families. Learn how social media is promoting adoption throughout the country.
November 21, 2012 |
During National Adoption Month, adults are being asked to consider opening their hearts and homes to one of the 14,000 teens between the ages of 14 and 16 in foster care.