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Supporting Our Youngest Innovators: STEM Starts Early!

The White House is celebrating early STEM learning.

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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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Finding a Fit with Family Child Care

Family child care providers strengthen the early care and education system by meeting the unique needs of many parents and children.

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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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How Healing and Love Grew a Family

Meet the Owens family from Pennsylvania.

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Earned Income Tax Credit Can Help Rural Families

For the last 40 years, the Earned Income Tax Credit has made life better for millions of workers across the United States

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Let’s end teen dating violence together.

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Kung Fu Panda Star Po Reminds Us of the Critical Role of Dads

ACF's National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse teams up with the Ad Council to remind all fathers that their involvement is essential to their children’s well-being.

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Recognizing the Power in Communities to Address Child Maltreatment

A new film highlights three innovative programs working to prevent and respond to child maltreatment.

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A Look at Custodial Parents and Child Support in the United States

In 2014, about one-quarter of children living in families, or  22.1 million children under age 21, lived with only one of their parents.

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