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Mission West Virginia is a relationship-focused program that teaches communication skills

Preparing Youth for Success in West Virginia

Mission West Virginia’s T.H.I.N.K. program is working to equip youth with the tools to successfully transition into adulthood and to become self-sufficient.

Acting Assistant Secretary Steven Wagner on panel with other ACF political leadership at the 2018 APHSA summit

Advancing ACF Priorities with National, State, County and Local Partners

ACF political leadership highlight priorities for engaging families at the 2018 National Health and Human Services Summit.

Bethany Christian Services in Grand Rapid, MI is at the forefront of helping at-risk youth with educational and employment opportunities.

Beyond Pregnancy Prevention: Preparing Youth for the Future

A federally-funded program in Madison Heights, Michigan, provides employment and educational opportunities to youth who age out of foster care. This is the sixth installment of the “Self-Sufficiency Series: Solutions from the Field”

NYC P3 provides education/occupational training for young parents with child care for their children

New Child Care Solutions to Support Working Families

New York City Performance Partnership Pilot provides education/occupational training for young parents with child care for their children.

Children First SHARP (Supporting Parents, Holistic Case Management, Access to Employment, Reaching Goals, Positive Parenting) is an evidence-based model for serving noncustodial parents.

Co-Location: Kenosha County’s Strategy to Move Parents to Work

Children First SHARP is an evidence-based model for serving noncustodial parents, standing on the shoulders of its predecessors. This is the fourth installment of the “Self-Sufficiency Series: Solutions from the Field”.

Father with his arm lovingly around his teenaged son's shoulder.

It's No Accident: Supporting Kinship Connections, Supporting Success

With appropriate support, relative and kinship caregivers can succeed in providing a loving home to children and youth in foster care.

Photo of HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan with a quote about self-sufficiency.

Putting People at the Center: Highlighting Local Efforts to Promote Economic Mobility

Eric Hargan, HHS Deputy Secretary Programs launched the “Self-Sufficiency Series: Solutions from the Field,” a series of blogs and program profiles that will feature local programs from across the country that are getting low-income and hard-to-serve families and individuals to work.

black and white image of thre young boys running into a field

2018 National Child Abuse Prevention Month: A Community Response

Supportive, thriving communities are key to preventing child maltreatment.

Mother holding sad child

Rising to the Opioid Challenge

Addressing the needs of low-income individuals and families impacted by opioids.

a group of young students examining a deer antler

Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Supporting New Generations of Indigenous Language Speakers

The Administration for Native Americans supports communities seeking to maintain and revitalize indigenous languages through grants and partnerships.

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