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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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Helping Fathers and Families that are Parenting in a Violent World

The Office of Family Assistance hosted a series of town halls to gather information on the impact of violence on raising children.

Photo of a man and his infant child.

Serving and Engaging Fathers in Home Visiting Programs

What strategies do home visiting programs use to engage fathers, what challenges do they face, and what are the potential benefits of participating?

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Marriage and Fatherhood Grants Released

ACF funds programs that will provide comprehensive services to participants, including attention to the importance of employment and economic stability.

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Federal Rules Proposed to Increase Consistent Child Support Payments

Using evidence to improve child support program effectiveness.

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Two Perspectives on Child Support

A woman compares the program of her childhood to her work today.

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50 Years of Service to Children, Families and Fathers

Head Start programs learned a great deal from their initial work with fathers.

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Telling Fathers’ Stories, Improving Father Services

In search of effective services for dads.

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HPOG Program Reduces Barriers to Encourage Male Participation in Health Care Professions

Only one out of five individuals in the health care field are male.

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