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Abuse, Neglect, Adoption & Foster Care Research

Published: May 7, 2012
Adoption, Child Abuse & Neglect, Child Welfare, Foster Care

This is a historical document. Use for research and reference purposes only.

Abuse, Neglect, Adoption & Foster Care Research increases the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and improves the well-being of children and families. The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) within ACF conducts and oversees this research. OPRE projects include the Chafee Independent Living Evaluation Project, National Incidence Study of Child Abuse and Neglect, National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being, and A Consortium of Longitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Last Reviewed: June 23, 2015