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Look Beneath the Surface: Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery

ACF Creates New Office on Trafficking in Persons

Strengthening our efforts to serve victims of trafficking across human services systems.

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Working to Improve the Well Being of Families

ACF addresses health issues in program delivery.

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ACF Releases 2015-2016 Strategic Plan

Document reflects ACF’s shared vision and commitment to priority work for the coming year.

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Early Childhood and HUD Working Together to End Family Homelessness

Government data shows that 50 percent of all homeless children are 5 years or younger. 

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President’s 2016 Budget Would Boost Work to End Family Violence, Youth Homelessness and Teen Pregnancy

Here’s a snapshot of what the President has proposed and what the new dollars would accomplish.

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ACF Programs Receive Boost from FY 2016 Budget

Obama Administration proposes increased funding for children’s services, domestic violence survivors and anti-trafficking programs.

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ACF Anti-Trafficking Initiatives: 2014 Year in Review

From increased grant funding and identification of human trafficking cases to strengthened partnerships and health care response, much was accomplished this past year.

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New Resource: The Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool for Family Shelters

Tool is designed to help shelters create environments that are safe and developmentally appropriate for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

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National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth Helps Young People Get Out of Crises Every Day

National Runaway Safeline executive director encourages everyone to reach out to youth.

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Performance Partnership Pilot: New Program Launches to Improve the Lives of Disconnected Youth

Pilot program blends funds from five departments to test cost-effective, outcome-focused strategies to benefit youth in need.

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