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An Open Door and a Helping Hand for Homeless Young People

We’re turning up our focus on the many homeless young people in our communities.

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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

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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Valerie’s Story: Finding Acceptance and a Future

Runaway and Homeless Youth grantee has built a robust continuum of care to help homeless youth get off the streets in San Francisco.

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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