The Family Room Blog
Human trafficking is tied with the illegal arms trade as the second largest criminal industry in the world after drug dealing.
ACF is determined to engage in a meaningful dialog with Tribes that results in better policy.
On January 15, the National Runaway Switchboard became the National Runaway Safeline, a federally designated national communication system funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau that connects runaway and homeless youth to services and support.
Nearly 100 community-based partners gathered to promote positive Native male role models through effective traditional and culturally appropriate programming.
Child support has steadily evolved over the decades from a welfare cost-recovery model to a major family support program in a technologically savvy environment.
ACF regional administrator calls for campaign to make the tremendous benefits of the Affordable Care Act a reality in the lives of our disadvantaged citizens who face health care disparities — a concern Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., often talked about in his speeches.
After years of tribal consultation, research, design and development, the Office of Child Support Enforcement launches the Model Tribal System. MTS will help tribal communities access similiar technologies and automated systems that state child support agencies have had for years.
President Barack Obama signed into law the Uninterrupted Scholars Act, which allows child welfare professionals to access a foster youth’s education records in order to transfer credits to new schools in a timely manner — cutting down on bureaucracy and improving the chances for graduation.
As one of the largest federal anti-poverty programs, Earned Income Tax Credit is a powerful asset-building tool for people with earned income because it can reduce their taxes and result in a refund.
ACF to host a webinar for Tribal grantees to learn about some of the various financial protection tools available for individuals, organizations, and Tribes.