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Finding a Fit with Family Child Care

Family child care providers strengthen the early care and education system by meeting the unique needs of many parents and children.

Look Beneath the Surface: Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery

What the FY 2017 Budget Could Mean for Victims of Human Trafficking

Budget proposal reflects ACF’s ongoing efforts to strengthen services to victims of trafficking and build capacity to implement new legislative authorities enacted in 2014 and 2015.

President Barack Obama speaking at the White House Summit on Early Education on Dec. 10.

Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request Emphasizes Evidence

Budget request continues to propose strong investments in learning for ACF programs.

Photo of President Obama with young girl in a classroom.

Expanding Quality Child Care to Help Working Families Succeed

Exciting new steps to expand access to high-quality, affordable child care.

Photo of five teenagers from diverse backgrounds sitting at a park.

When a Healthy Relationship Becomes the #Relationshipgoals for Teens

The uncommon has become common among Teen Dating Violence.

Small image of teenage boy in class.

Wise Guys, a Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program for Boys

How was the Wise Guys sex education curriculum implemented in Iowa, and what lessons did we learn?

Photo of President Obama hugging students at an early childhood center.

President’s Early Learning Budget for FY2017 and Legislation to Strengthen Child Care for Families with Young Children

New proposed budget continues to show a strong commitment to expand access to high quality child care and early learning settings.

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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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