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.
Sunshine Week, March 16-20, 2015 is an annual nationwide celebration of access to public information.
ACF plans to celebrate hosting two FOIA Requester Roundtables (call-in details TBA):
Monday, March 16, 2015 at 12-1:30 pm
“Crafting your FOIA request: How to get the most useful information in the shortest time”
Friday, March 20, 2015 at 12-1:30 pm
“ACF Grant Applications: How to ask, what is disclosed”
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
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 Specialist: Jean McPherson
Last Reviewed: February 25, 2015