decrease in the number of child abuse victims between 2005 and 2009.
decrease in the number of children in foster care between 2002 and 2010.
Abandoned Infants Assistance projects funded by CB
to help infants in families affected by HIV/AIDS.
letters sent to the White House
in 2010 regarding child welfare issues and answered with CB assistance.
- 174 Individuals & Organizations
across the country have been recognized with Children’s Bureau Adoption Excellence Awards since 2001.
children are in foster care
supported by Children’s Bureau programs and resources.
14 program models meet HHS criteria for evidence-based home visiting models. Many of the models have shown the ability to improve outcomes of interest to ACF such as child maltreatment, school readiness, and family economic self-sufficiency.
The maximum monthly TANF benefits for a family of three ranged from $170 in Mississippi to $923 in Alaska, as of July 2012. View more State TANF Policies in the Welfare Rules Database.
Among children investigated by Child Protective Services in 2008, neglect was the most common form of reported maltreatment (51.8%). View the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW II) Baseline Report.