The Family Room Blog

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Bringing Hope to Native Communities: Resources for Suicide Prevention

Native Americans are an extremely young population and youth are especially vulnerable to suicide.

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Health Insurance and New Americans

Ten things immigrant families need to know about the Marketplace.

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Back to School: Keep Kids Safe from Bullies

28% of U.S. students in grades 6–12 experience bullying.

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The Alvarez Family

A Miami couple has welcomed more than 100 foster children into their home.

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4 Ways Young Adults Can Get Health Insurance

Young adults have several options for getting covered through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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Adaptations to a Social-Emotional Curriculum for Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Children and Families

Partnerships and collaborations between curriculum developers and stakeholders are key to serving Migrant and Seasonal Head Start children and families.

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Testing Head Start Enhancements on a Large Scale

Impacts on preschoolers’ social and emotional skills

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The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well Being

Increasing our understanding of children and families who come into contact with the Child Welfare system

Administration for Native Americans Deputy Commissioner Kim Romine welcomes Tom Vigil, the very first ANA Deputy Commissioner.

The Revolutionary Impact of the Economic Opportunity Act for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Fifty years ago the Economic Opportunity Act ushered in a new era for Tribes seeking self-determination and more control over programs intended to serve Tribal members.

ACF’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Linda K. Smith and Regional Administrator for ACF Region II Joyce Thomas attended a groundbreaking ceremony of the new Long Beach Head Start Facility.

Rebuilding Head Start in Long Beach, NY: Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Long Beach community will get a new Head Start facility thanks to the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Fund.

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