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Year Up Career Pathways Program Provides Young Adults Employment Opportunities

Students in the program can reach their potential through professional careers and higher education in high demand fields such as information technology and financial operations.

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Interim Outcomes of the Health Profession Opportunity Grants Program

Results indicate progress and provide insight into outcomes to date for a program that will serve more than 30,000 individuals over its five years.

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Parental Depression and Young Children

More than one in six adults with at least one child has experienced depression.

There is help: thehotline.org and 1-800-799-SAFE.

Domestic Violence is a Public Health Crisis

One in four women and one in seven men have experienced severe physical violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime.

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Top Ten for Preparedness

ACF Regional Emergency Management Specialist shares tips to help you and your family during a disaster.

President Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Johnson meet with FEMA to discuss hurricane preparedness.

Don’t Wait for a Disaster to Prepare for Recovery

By planning for recovery before a disaster, communities can ensure that health and human services needs are equally prioritized.

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7 Things to Know About Reporting a Life Change

Getting married, divorce, moving or having a child? You have 60 days to notify your Marketplace Insurance.

ACF/RHY Program Manager Christopher Holloway, ACF RA Carlis Williams, Urban Institute Sr. Researcher Meredith Dank, and U.S. Attorney Edward Stanton III.

Regional Office Raises Public Awareness of Human Trafficking

All-day forum on human trafficking spotlights unique challenges faced by LGBTQ youth.

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Christopher’s Story

From foster care to a forever family: Christopher and his little brother find a permanent home with the Moore family.

South Vietnamese refugees on a U.S. Navy vessel, whose evacuation from Saigon began April 29, 1975. Photo credit: DOD.

A Public Service Highlight: Resettlement Efforts 39 Years Ago

ACF employee shares her work with resettlement efforts when the Vietnam War ended.

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