Freedom of Information Act
What is FOIA?
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government.
Learn more: FOIA Frequently Asked Questions.
Please visit the ACF Electronic Reading Room for more information on our Annual Reports, Most Frequently Requested Records, and Grant Examples.
651,254 2012 FOIA requests, all agencies
$1,847,314 HHS FOIA Litigation-related costs, FY 2012
“National Survey of Adolescents and Their Parents: Attitudes and Opinions about Sex and Abstinence Project No. 60005,” (2009) Most requested ACF document
Submit a FOIA Request
If you are unable to locate the information you are looking for online, submit a FOIA Request.
ACF FOIA Contact Information
Administration for Children and Families
7th Floor East
370 L'Enfant Promenade, S.W.
Washington, DC 20447
Phone Number: 1-888-747-1861
Fax Number: (202) 401-4829
Email Address: FOIA@acf.hhs.gov
ACF FOIA Officer: Kimberly N. Epstein
ACF FOIA Specialists :Janice Semper