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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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Celebrating Connections

May is National Foster Care Month.

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Performance Partnership Pilots

An opportunity to improve outcomes for disconnected youth.

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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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Integrating Financial Capability Services: Examples from Community Action and Head Start

Building on yesterday’s post, we’re featuring three organizations that have used ACF’s resources to integrate financial capability services into existing programs.

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Resources for Integrating Financial Capability Services into ACF Programs

In recognition of National Financial Capability Month, we’re highlighting ACF resources in support of financial capability service integration.

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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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New Funding to Increase the Duration of Head Start Programs

Head Start communities will have access to full school year and full school day programming.

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