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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.

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.

Three teenage girls hugging and smiling

November is National Adoption Month

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

Bakers kneading dough

Dignity of Work Remains Central to Escaping Poverty

This summer, the Council of Economic Advisors highlighted the power of work as it relates to America’s social safety net. The council’s July 2018 report marks an important moment in our thinking about welfare programs -- similar to when the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program started in 1996.

ACF leadership with Strong Families Commission Incorporated leadership and staff.

Putting Fathers and Families at the Center of ACF Programs

ACF is increasing its commitment to putting fathers and families at the center of our work by promoting engagement across all of our programs and doing more to support fathers in becoming more involved in their children's lives.

FVPSA Leveraging Federal Partnerships to improve support services

Partner with FVPSA to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

FVPSA partnerships meet domestic violence victims’ needs.

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