Quick Facts

    • Native American families

      are receiving assistance from sixty-eight Tribal TANF programs.  These programs serve 299 federally recognized Tribes and Alaska Native Villages.  Read more about Tribal TANF.

    • Fathers, Couples, and Individuals

      have enrolled in programs designed to strengthen families, improve parenting skills, and promote economic stability as part of President Obama’s Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood (HMRF) initiative.  Learn more about the HMRF initiative.

    • Logo for Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood. HMRF is in capital letters with a silhouette of a family standing between the letters M and R.

      Tip Cards distributed

      The Fatherhood Buzz initiative has connected with 118 barbershops in 17 cities, distributing more than 12,000 tip cards to customers on topics related to parenting, financial literacy, and activities for fathers and their children. Check out more responsible fatherhood efforts at www.Fatherhood.gov.

    • Logo for Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood. HMRF is in capital letters with a silhouette of a family standing between the letters M and R.

      121 programs in 47 states

      Through President Obama’s Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Initiative, men are learning how to be better dads, couples are working to communicate better with each other, and parents are gaining skills to improve their financial well-being.

    • This graphic has three states (Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin) and the text overlay “11%-15% of Youth”.

      Of those age 19 to 26 transitioning out of foster care in three Midwest States, 11% to 15% were lesbian, gay, or bisexual, based on data collected between 2002 and 2011. View the YDD LGB Brief.

    • This graphic has 3 houses, representing 1, 2 and 3 placements.

      Approximately 22% of children in families investigated for maltreatment were placed out of home at least once in the 18 months following the close of investigation. Among those placed out of home, 72.6% had one placement, 18.9% had two placements, and 8.5% had three or more placements. View the NSCAW Spotlight.

    • Sillouette illustration of military parent and child. Text: 44%

      Of active duty members are parents

      And 43% of Reserve and National Guard members are parents.  See the OCSE trainer guide Working with the Military on Child Support Matters.

    • Illustration of mother and child figures in a house shape. Text: 4X Risk of Poverty

      For 24 million children who live without their biological father in the home

      That's 1 out of 3 children.  See the National Fatherhood Initiative blog to learn more about the Census Bureau’s findings.

    • The illustration has 2 pie charts. The first pie chart is 74% filled and has the text “74% full time” on top of it. The second pie chart is 50% filled and has the text “50% 10 years + Experience”

      The majority of center-based teachers and caregivers (74%) work full time and have considerable experience working in the early care and education field. Half have 10 years of experience or more.  View the NSECE Brief.

Quick Facts

  • Illustration of dollars and an arrow pointing to two houses

    Percentage of child support collections that went to families in FY 2013

  • Illustration depicting a dollar bill coming out of the flow to a paycheck

    Percentage of child support collected through income withholding from employee paychecks in FY 2013

  • Illustration of dollar bills

    Amount of child support that state and tribal programs collected in FY 2013

  • An estimated 300 thousand young people

    will have been reached with teen pregnancy prevention and adulthood preparation programming by the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s State Personal Responsibility Education Program by September 2014.

  • Teenage Fathers Are 25 Percent

    less likely to receive a high school diploma by age 22 than similar young males who did not become fathers as teens.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau encourages all Americans to “PREP Teens for the Future.”

  • More than 60,000

    centers and family child care homes participated in QRIS or other quality improvement activities in 49 States/Territories reporting in 2012. Learn more about the QPR 2012 Report Data.

  • 6 States and Territories

    utilized mobile technology (remote data entry for licensors), improved reporting and e-licensing and paperless training records in 2012. Learn more about the QPR 2012 Report Data.

  • More Than a Quarter of Teens

    ages 16 to 19, volunteered at least once in 2012.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau encourages volunteerism as a pathway to self-sufficiency.

  • Millions of Americans

    now have health insurance that’s there when they need it, at a price they can afford.

    The Family and Youth Services Bureau marks the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act by encouraging those served by its programs to take care of their health.