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Photo of a young boy with the words: World Against Trafficking in Persons Day July 30

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: Three Lessons on Human Dignity

This year’s theme centers on the dignity for victims of human trafficking.

Photo of remains of a home in Union Beach, N.J.

Housing Assistance Programs for Super Storm Sandy Survivors

ACF funds local New Jersey and New York programs to provide shelter and assistance.

Photo of William H. Bentley, Associate Commissioner of Family and Youth Services Bureau.

Preparing Teens to Be Leaders, in Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Beyond

Program gives young people structured leadership opportunities to empower and prepare them for adulthood.

Reggie McKinnon address press conference attended by Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Greenberg, Secretary Anthony Foxx and Dr. Leticia Ryan.

Children Left in Cars: Preventing Accidental Heatstroke

ACF teams up with the Department of Transporation to remind parents and caregivers to "Look Before You Lock."

Photo of a child care worker with two toddlers on a playground.

Stability in Early Childhood Development: The Role of Child Care

Office of Child Care has issued policy guidance encouraging CCDF administrators to adopt policies that promote continuity.

Photo of a child in a classroom.

Children Experiencing Homelessness Benefit from Targeted Interventions

High quality early care and learning programs can help homeless children develop the skills they need to be resilient in the face of the adversity.

Photo of Kavin Gray, Denise Cruz and Jesus Garcia.

Changed Lives: Stories from the War on Poverty

Former clients of ACF programs share their stories on War on Poverty panel.

 

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

Photo of Samantha.

Samantha's Story

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

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