Programs by Topic
Select a topic to learn more about the programs and services ACF provides to promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.
- We support the development and well-being of children and youth by funding programs that provide quality child care and early childhood education, child abuse and teen pregnancy prevention, and runaway and homeless youth services.
- We work with states and community organizations to promote the economic and social well-being of communities through a range of educational and supportive programs.
- We provide information and tools to prepare individuals, families and communities to respond to and recover more quickly after a disaster.
- ACF programs and services help families lead economically and socially productive lives.
- We oversee programs for short-term financial security, as well as education, training and employment for long-term stability.
- We link populations newly arrived to the United States with critical resources to help them become integrated members of American society.
- ACF has identified important strategies to support underserved and/or underrepresented populations. These strategies strengthen research and programs targeting Hispanic populations and conducting outreach to stakeholders and providers.
- Homelessness is a complex issue, but one we are determined to solve. Together, with our federal partners, ACF is committed to finding meaningful solutions for the individuals, children and families we serve.
- We make sure victims of human trafficking have access to the support needed to foster health and well-being.
- ACF funds and supports programs that promote resilience, safety, health, and economic security for all families and individuals without discrimination.
- ACF promotes self-sufficiency for Native Americans and Tribes with funding for community-based projects, and training and technical assistance to eligible tribes and native organizations.
- HHS' Administration for Children and Families is responsible for providing care to children who come to the U.S. from other countries without an adult guardian referred by immigration authorities.