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New Brief Highlights the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth in Child Welfare Settings

Building a better understanding of the needs of LGBTQ youth in child welfare settings

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Changing the Lives of Nine Children

Meet the DeLeon family of Texas.

Radio interview of Kurt Heisler, senior policy advisor for technology and innovation with ACYF

Data Visualization – A Tool to Improve Strategic Decision Making

From information to insight – using data visualization to drive change.

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Social Media at ACF Growing

Get real-time updates about programs promoting the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.

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Obama Administration Provides Crucial Help to Children, Families, and Communities in FY 2017 Budget

Budget includes increased funding for programs benefiting early childhood development, children and families, communities, Native Americans and agency's interoperability.

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How Healing and Love Grew a Family

Meet the Owens family from Pennsylvania.

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Recognizing the Power in Communities to Address Child Maltreatment

A new film highlights three innovative programs working to prevent and respond to child maltreatment.

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It’s Winter Break. Where Do I Go?

Helping Homeless College Students Find a 'Home' During Holiday Breaks.

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Meet the Williams Family

Being a father means learning on the job.

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The Joy and Rewards of Adopting Teens

Meet the Smith Family from Texas.

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