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Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett speaks at the National Convening on Trafficking and Child Welfare at the White House, June 10, 2015.

Celebrating 15 Years of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act

Under the TVPA, ACF is responsible for providing victims of human trafficking in the United States with benefits and services to help them rebuild their lives.

Small Image of Knik Tribal Council Youth Member

Culture Camp for Children Preserves Native History

Alaska village uses Child Care and Development Fund to teach Native customs.

Image of the map of Ethiopia and a portrait of Essey Workie and her family.

The Faces of New Americans: Meet Essey Workie

A visionary and advocate for New Americans.

Photo of group of smiling young girls from different races and ethnicities.

Lights on Afterschool

Shining a light on the need for afterschool care.

Photo of mom with her two children in the park.

Office of Child Care Taking Steps to Ensure Program Meets Needs of Hispanic Community

More than 20 percent of children served by the Child Care and Development Fund are Hispanic.



Aerial view of village of Igiugig Alaska

ACF Grant Will Help Rural Alaska Village Create Jobs, Decrease Costs of Living, and Help Local Environment

ANA recently awarded over $12.4 million in new 2015 grants, including the recently reinstated SEDS-AK grant, which supports Alaska Native families and communities.

Image of the map of Laos and a black and white portrait of Maysee Yang Jacobs as a child

The Faces of New Americans: Meet Maysee Yang Jacobs

After the Vietnam War, her family fled Laos to the United States to seek refuge.

Photo of a Hispanic mother, father, son and daughter enjoying a day in the park.

Marriage and Fatherhood Grants Released

ACF funds programs that will provide comprehensive services to participants, including attention to the importance of employment and economic stability.

African american preschooler with books in hands in front of a blackboard ready to learn

HHS Launches National Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

SAMHSA, HRSA and ACF have partnered to build strong, sustainable mental health consultation systems in states and tribal communities across the country teaming mental health professionals with people who work with young children and their families.

Photo of Head Start Children and Parents.

Head Start is ‘Life-Changing’ for At-Risk Children

Thirty-eight percent of the children served by Head Start are of Hispanic or Latino origin.

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