Intentionally hurtful words, blaming, and threats by a partner are often precursors to physical violence.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline, a project of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, has a helpful tip sheet for recognizing signs of abuse.
It also incorporates sexual violence, threats, and emotional abuse.
For IPV survivors struggling with severe emotional trauma, the National Center for Domestic Violence, Trauma and Mental Health, a resource center supported by the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, has developed comprehensive, accessible and culturally relevant responses to the range of trauma-related issues caused by abusive relationships.
have experienced stalking by an intimate partner that made them fearful for their lives or the wellbeing of someone close to them.
The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act supports programs that provide safety planning alongside shelter and legal advocacy for victims of intimate partner violence to promote their health and wellbeing.
Operate comprehensive tribal child support programs
Seven more tribes receive funds to put a program in place.
Of custodial families with incomes at or below federal poverty level received child support services in 2009
Learn about characteristics of custodial families from an Urban Institute report, available on the OCSE website.
The record number of persons ages 5 and older who speak Spanish at home, according to the Pew Research Center
See the news story about the Pew analysis based on the 2011 American Community Survey.
The cost of raising a child from birth to age 18
You can estimate the annual cost of raising a child using an educational tool based on a U.S. Department of Agriculture report.
Children served by the child support program
In addition, the child support program serves half of all poor children and their families. See the Reentry Council Snapshots on child support and other reentry topics, on the Justice Center website.
Children under age 18 with a parent in prison
This represents an increase of almost 80 percent between 1991 and 2007, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Learn about activities to help children of incarcerated parents in a fact sheet from a federal interagency partnership.
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
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.
FYSB urges communities to continue critical efforts to prevent teen pregnancy.
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.
The Family and Youth Services Bureau encourages volunteerism as a pathway to self-sufficiency.
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.