What We Do

ACF Region 2 serves New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The Administration for Children and Families, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, includes the broad range of federal programs that address the needs of children and families. These programs are at the heart of the federal effort to strengthen families and help all children succeed by bringing new ideas, insights, and leadership on issues that impact the lives of all Americans.

Organization, Leadership & Staff

The Region 2 office is located in New York and is headed by Regional Administrator Joyce A. Thomas, who reports to the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families through the Director of the Office of Regional Operations (ORO).