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Assistant Secretary Lynn Johnson discusses ACF's efforts to support healthy marriages and responsible fatherhood.
Research finds that the stresses of family homelessness can affect a child’s well-being: delaying developmental milestones, compromising health and social/emotional regulation, and making it harder for them to enter school ready for the joys of learning. Head Start’s comprehensive services approach addresses each child’s need, whether it’s a doctor or dentist visit, assessing learning delays, or helping parents set bedtime routines in a shelter.
OHSEPR continues to support families displaced from Paradise by the 2018 Camp Fire by working in partnerships across ACF and HHS.
Illustrates how supportive networks can strengthen families and improve outcomes for children and families involved with foster care
Healthy parent-child relationships and communities help prevent future dating violence. Post highlights comprehensive responses to youth-serving organizations.
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.
With appropriate support, relative and kinship caregivers can succeed in providing a loving home to children and youth in foster care.
Jerry Milner writes for The Chronicle of Social Change on how we can move from Family First to true prevention.