The Family Room Blog
ACF’s mission supports the compassionate and effective delivery of human services to the American people. An important part of that effort is awarding federal resources to programs that panels of independent, professional evaluators, with federal program office leadership, decide best further the most effective social services.
ACF's Division of Family Violence Prevention and Services will host a “National Domestic Violence Awareness Unity Call” on Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. EDT.
Authorized by the Affordable Care Act, the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) program provides education and training to TANF recipients and other low-income individuals for occupations in the health care field that pay well and are expected to be in high demand.
Each year, the Office of Refugee Resettlement invites former refugees to share their stories at its National Consultation. This year's "Transforming Hope into a Brighter Future" event featured Basma Alawee's journey to America.
Head Start provides low-income children access to quality education and good health practices.
National Hispanic Heritage Month takes place Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. ACF joins the nation in recognizing the contributions, heritage and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans. ACF employees will learn more about the community through educational workshops.
ACF releases interactive map and fact sheets showing resources, grantees and staff dedicated to school readiness in each state
September is National Preparedness Month. ACF’s Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response has a special message for families.
This week, the Administration for Children and Families, along with its partners in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), brought together child welfare, Medicaid, and mental health leaders from all 50 States and the District of Columbia to work collaboratively to strengthen efforts in managing psychotropic medications for children and youth in foster care.
Every month, more Administration for Children and Families programs are coming online and promoting their services on the Internet with social media tools. Have you subscribed or “friended” these pages yet?