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.
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 since the program’s inception
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.
In 2009, the CSBG network helped 153,931 low-income people obtain employment.