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After the Fire: OHSEPR Connects Disaster Displaced Families to Human Services

OHSEPR continues to support families displaced from Paradise by the 2018 Camp Fire by working in partnerships across ACF and HHS.

NFCM 2019 Campaign Photo – Multiple Families

Foster Care as a Support to Families, Not a Substitute for Parents

Illustrates how supportive networks can strengthen families and improve outcomes for children and families involved with foster care

Family holding hands walking down the street

Partnering to Support Families, Safeguard Children

The Children’s Bureau and the Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention are partnering to support children throughout the year with a focus on community-based solutions to keep children safe and to help families thrive.

Winner's medal

Children's Bureau Announces 2019 Champion Awards Winners

The Children’s Bureau will honor five winners of its Champion Awards at this year’s 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. The award recognizes the efforts of agencies, community-based organizations, businesses, courts, individuals, parent leaders, and others who have made exceptional contributions in promoting the health and well-being of children and families.

Parents giving children piggy back rides, smiling outdoors.

Strengthening Family Connections to Help Families Thrive

The Children's Bureau's Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) supports efforts that foster safe and stable environments for children and their families.

Scott Lekan, Commissioner, OCSE

Improving Child Support Collections through Noncustodial Parent Employment

Paying child support is difficult, if not impossible, without a job.

Teens Showing Their Awareness

Strengthen Family Relationships to Prevent Teen Dating Violence

Healthy parent-child relationships and communities help prevent future dating violence. Post highlights comprehensive responses to youth-serving organizations.

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Defining and Counting Youth Homelessness

Resources on defining and counting youth homelessness

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November is National Adoption Month

This year's National Adoption Month theme is "In Their Own Words: Lifting Up Youth Voices."

One Thing Campaign image with yellow backgroud and girl striding towards change.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! What’s Your #1Thing?

Prevalence statistics about domestic and dating violence and link to fact sheet of ideas for promoting DVAM.

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