The Family Room Blog

Photo of Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Tribal Home Visiting Team: Brandi Smallwood, Judy McDaniel and Barbara Moffitt

A Big Week for Tribal Early Childhood Programs

New and exciting opportunities for tribal communities to expand high-quality early learning and development launched this year.

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Supporting Youth this February and throughout the Year

Resources from the Family and Youth Services Bureau & the Office of Adolescent Health

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Accept the Million Hearts Challenge this American Heart Health Month

Americans suffer more than two million heart attacks and strokes each year, and every day, 2,200 people die from cardiovascular disease. Let's start making heart-healthy choices.

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The Herbert Family

Inspired by the father-figure role model his uncle played for him, adoption was something Dwayne Herbert always knew he wanted to pursue.

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Making It Possible For Me to Chase My Dream: My #GetCovered Story

Nothing is stopping this young entrepreneur from growing her business. Not even a health emergency.

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The Farmer Family

Barry Farmer had no problem adopting outside of his race. Everybody deserves love and a family.

Family photo with the words: I’ve launched my small business and can focus on expanding it because I can now afford health coverage for my entire family.” – Betsy Furler

Finally, Some Peace of Mind: My #GetCovered Story

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Betsy was able to launch her business and focus on expanding it.

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Edwin's Story

Adoption changed his life, making him feel more confident and happy.

Drop down menu with selections: demographics, maltreatment, foster care, permanency/adoption, context data, outcomes data, race/ethnicity and age group data.

Visit the Child Welfare Outcomes Data Site for Fast, Flexible Data Reports

Current Child Welfare Data Now Available

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Appreciation for the War on Poverty

ACF employee shares how War on Poverty programs put him on a path toward success. 

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