Quick Facts

  • 174 Individuals & Organizations

    across the country have been recognized with Children’s Bureau Adoption Excellence Awards since 2001.

  • 408,425

    children are in foster care

    supported by Children’s Bureau programs and resources.

  • "14 program models" icon

    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.

  • Icon showing Maximum Monthly TANF Benefits to a Family of 3 Range from $170 to $923 Across States

    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.

  • A pie graph showing neglect (51.8%) as the most common form of reported maltreatment in 2008.

    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 U.S. Counties Utilize CSBG Services

    Over 95% of U.S. Counties Utilize CSBG Services

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

  • 60,000 Participants Completed General Financial Education Requirements

    CSBG: 60 Million Complete Necessary Requirements

    Nearly 60,000 participants had completed general financial education requirements, averaging approximately 12 hours of training.

  • HHS has Funded 611 AFI Projects Across the Nation

    HHS Funds AFI Projects

    HHS has funded 611 AFI projects across the nation since the program’s inception

  • More Than $60 Million to Tribes and Tribal Orgs

    The Office of Community Services (OCS)

    funded grants totaling more than $60 million to Tribes and Tribal organizations in 2010. Grant programs in OCS are a combination of formula block grants and competitive discretionary grants.

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