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What We Do

ACF logo - Condensed versionThe Administration for Children & Families (ACF) is a division of the Department of Health & Human Services.  ACF promotes the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals and communities.

ACF programs aim to:

  • Empower families and individuals to increase their economic independence and productivity
  • Encourage strong, healthy, supportive communities that have a positive impact on quality of life and the development of children
  • Create partnerships with front-line service providers, states, localities and tribal communities to identify and implement solutions that transcend traditional program boundaries
  • Improve access to services through planning, reform and integration
  • Address the needs, strengths and abilities of vulnerable populations including people with developmental disabilities, refugees and migrants

Read more about ACF's programs on our Fact Sheets.

 

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