The Family Room Blog

Photo of Jesus Garcia in front of the U.S. Capitol.

ACF Assistance Programs Have Allowed Many to Avoid Homelessness, Hunger

ACF employee thanks the social safety net provided many years ago with public service today.

Dr. Meredith Dank, Katherine Chon and Brian Richmond attend the first ACF Frontline Series seminar.

ACF’s Frontline Series

A New Opportunity to Learn More About Modern Day Slavery

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Samantha's Story

After six different placements, Samantha finally got to spend a White Christmas with her forever family.

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Jeremy's Story

Because of abuse Jeremy was put through as a child, he was not able to get close to anyone when he entered foster care. That all changed when he met his new mom.

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Keema's Story

A foster care alumna now helps others find forever families.

Look Before You Lock

Where's Baby? Look Before You Lock.

On average, every 10 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle.

Photo of a man and his infant child.

HUD AND OCSE Partner to Reconnect Families and Dads

Agencies developed a new partnership to bring employment, health and legal resources to fathers who stay involved in children's lives. 

Teens in front of a rainbow flag.

Making Sure LGBTQ Youth Know They Are Welcome

“Brave Space” poster was designed to be colorful, engaging, and easy to understand.

President Barack Obama hugs students during a visit to Decatur, Ga., on Feb. 14, 2013. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Bridging the Word Gap, One Baby at a Time

President pledges his partnership in making sure every single child has access to adequate support, equal opportunity, and a fair shot to fulfill his or her dreams.

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Stand Alongside Health for All Men

More than thirty years after the first diagnosis of AIDS in the United States, gay and bisexual men of all races continue to be most severely affected by HIV nationwide.

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