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Supporting Young Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness

Understanding of the important role various systems can play to prevent and help end homelessness among these young children and their families.

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Strengthening Our Investment in Working Families and Child Care

ACF is partnering with the Department of Labor to highlight and address the challenge of finding affordable, high-quality child care.

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We Never Outgrow the Need for Family

Resources to help talk to older youth about adoption.

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Re-envisioning Child Care to Work Better for Children and Parents

The nation is turning a page in the history of child care, with new requirements for the Child Care and Development Fund.

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Brain Science Research: Implications for Human Services Delivery

A speech for the Disrupting the Poverty Cycle conference.

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Supportive Housing Can Help Keep Families Together

Five sites are looking at how combining affordable rent and support services can help keep families in safe stable homes.

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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.

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New Head Start Performance Standards

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

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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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