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.


Submit a FOIA Request

If you are unable to locate the information you are looking for online, submit a FOIA Request.

Did you know…

That you can request immigration records of unaccompanied alien children directly from the ACF Office of Refugee Resettlement?


ACF FOIA Contact Information

Administration for Children and Families
FOIA Office
7th Floor East
Aerospace Building
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 Specialist: Jean McPherson


Last Reviewed: March 26, 2015

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