ACF Program Offices
The Administration for Children and Families has program offices specialized in their missions supporting a variety of initiatives that empower families and individuals and improve access to services in order to create strong, healthy communities. These programs fund a variety of projects from Native American Language Preservation to Refugee Resettlement to Child Care. The breadth of our programming allows us to positively impact the lives of individuals and families around the country.
Administration for Native Americans (ANA)
ANA supports Native American communities by providing financial assistance and capacity building, gathering and sharing data, and advocating for improved policies within HHS and across the federal government.Next: Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) >
Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)
ACYF oversees major federal programs that provide financial assistance to states, community-based organizations, and academic institutions to provide services, carry out research and demonstration activities, and manage training, technical assistance and information dissemination.Next: Children's Bureau (CB) >
Children's Bureau (CB)
CB focuses on improving the lives of children and families through programs that reduce child abuse and neglect, increase the number of adoptions, and strengthen foster care.Next: Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) >
Office of Child Care (OCC)
OCC supports low-income working families through child care financial assistance and promotes children's learning by improving the quality of early care and education and afterschool programs.Next: Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) >
Office of Head Start (OHS)
OHS manages grant funding and oversees local agencies providing Head Start services. Head Start promotes school readiness of children under five from low-income families through education, health, social, and other services.Next: Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR) >
Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR)
Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP)
OTIP is committed to preventing human trafficking and ensuring that victims of all forms of human trafficking have access to the services they need.