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Supporting Healthy Marriage and Relationships for LGBT Populations

Exploring how to address the unique needs of LGBT individuals and families.

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A Renewed Focus on Fathers

ACF offices work inside and outside the agency to support fathers

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Federal Grant Critical to Rural Colorado Parents

Program helps noncustodial parents find jobs so they can take care of their families.

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Supporting Summer Youth Work

A summer job can be the start of many great things.

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Comprehensive Services and Training/Technical Assistance in Head Start

T/TA system helps grantees focus on strengths and identify possible barriers to providing a high-quality program.

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Career Pathways Leading Improved Services

To meet demand for a skilled workforce, new agencies have been added to partnership to improve collaboration on education, workforce development, human and social services.

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Head Start’s Comprehensive Approach to Child Development

Head Start was created with input by experts who supported a comprehensive program: health, social services and education.

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Hearts, Hope, and America’s Safety Net

The Administration for Children and Families is celebrating 25 years of impacting people, affecting change and empowering families.

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Affecting Change for Children

The Administration for Children and Families is celebrating 25 years of impacting people, affecting change and empowering families.

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A Lesson in Early Childhood Homelessness

Almost 1.3 million children under the age of six experienced homelessness in 2013, and data show that this number has since risen.

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