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.
Over 95% of all U.S. counties take part CSBG services and activities through a network of public and private community action agencies.
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