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Steps Forward for Head Start

The first wholesale revision to the Head Start Program Performance Standards in the program’s history.

Children at Head Start Storytime

New Head Start Performance Standards

A decade in the making, these standards are designed to better serve children and families.

Child and staff playing in sandtray at PACT EHS

Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Brings Care to Homeless Infants and Toddlers

Sarah’s Hope in Baltimore now provides trauma-informed care to an additional 24 homeless infants and toddlers through PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs.

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What Can You Do to Prevent Exposure to Zika?

Knowing how Zika is transmitted can help you protect your family.

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Addressing Rural Poverty One Community at a Time

Creating opportunities for families through TANF and other programs.

Tip #1  - Visit the School

Department of Education - 9 Back to School Pro Tips for Parents

Make sure this school year gets off to a great start!

Teenaged boy balancing on playground climbing structure

Redefining Myself: Finding Normalcy After Congregate Care

After years in a strict environment, finding the freedom to fail.

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FY 2015 TANF Financial Data: How States Spent Their Funds

This year’s financial data reflects changes that offer more insight into how states actually spend their funds.

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Chicago Launches Subsidized Housing Program for Human Trafficking Survivors

Housing will help human trafficking victims stabilize their lives

Smaller version of ACF 25th Anniversary Word Cloud with human services terms.

Ensuring Secure Futures for Millions of Americans

Celebrating some of the accomplishments of ACF programs for our 25th anniversary year.

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