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National Reentry Week: Child Support Has a Role in Parents’ Successful Reentry

Because 2.7 million minor children have incarcerated parents, child support must be a reentry helper, not a hindrance.

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National Reentry Week: Research on Supporting Reentering Individuals and Their Families

Working to improve our understanding of ways to better support incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals and their families through ACF programs.

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ACF at 25: Impacting People, Affecting Change, Empowering Families

The Administration for Children and Families celebrates its 25th Anniversary.

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How the President’s FY 2017 Budget Strengthens Child Support

A Child Support Technology Fund is being proposed this year to promote the replacement of aging child support systems.

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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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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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