- More than 460,900
child care providers received CCDF funds in FY 2011. Learn more about the Child Care and Development Fund
Overall poverty rate in 2011
That's 46.2 million people—statistically unchanged from 15.1 percent in 2010. The poverty rate of children living in single female-headed families was 47.6 percent, over four times the rate of children in married-couple families (10.9 percent). See the Census report.
- 1 in 3
Today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese.
percent of median income for a two-parent family exceeded by annual cost of center-based infant care
In 40 states and the District of Columbia, the average annual cost of center-based infant care exceeded 10 percent of the state’s median income for a
who experience rape, stalking or physical violence by an intimate partner report health impacts such as PTSD symptoms and injury.
is the victim of severe physical violence by an intimate partner at some point in their lifetime.
were sleeping on the streets, in cars, and in abandoned buildings, among other unsafe places, during the 2011-12 school year, according to a 2014 report by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau needs your help to make sure that all young people in the United States have the stability they need to be successful in school.
were homeless or unstably housed during the 2011-12 school year, according to a 2014 report by the U.S. Department of Education.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau works with the Department of Education to identify and provide services to homeless youth.
homeless youth under 18 living on their own were in shelters during the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 point-in-time count of homelessness.
To find Family and Youth Services Bureau-funded shelters in your community, visit our map of providers.
were counted during the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 Point-in-Time Count of homelessness.
If you know a youth under 18 who has run away or is homeless, call 1-800-RUNAWAY for suggestions on how to help.
were on their own and homeless during the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 Point-in-Time Count of homelessness.
of people experiencing homelessness in America are under 25 and living on their own, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2013 Point-in-Time Count.
Percentage of child support collections that went to families in FY 2013
Percentage of child support collected through income withholding from employee paychecks in FY 2013
Amount of child support that state and tribal programs collected in FY 2013