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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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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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OCSE Commemorates Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month

Building stronger futures for Native children.

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Using Behavioral Economics to Increase Child Support Payments

Working with state and local governments on the use of behavioral economics in human services programs.

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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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Telling Fathers’ Stories, Improving Father Services

In search of effective services for dads.

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ACF Increases Online Presence

More programs are engaging public through social media 

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Creating a Culture of Coverage in Reentry Services

ACF Region 7 partners with criminal justice community to improve chances for ex-prisoners.

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