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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.

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Rising to the Opioid Challenge

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

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Family First a Good First Step, but True Prevention is Key

Jerry Milner writes for The Chronicle of Social Change on how we can move from Family First to true prevention.

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Finding Permanent Homes for our Nation’s Children

ACF is making great strides with helping children and teens find permanent homes through adoption and legal guardianship, but there is much work still to do. 

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The Dignity of Work and Welfare Reform

Strengthening our nation’s work requirements is a critical element of moving welfare recipients from dependency to self-sufficiency and providing a foundation to build and promote a better quality of life.

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Supporting Everyday Heroes: Recruiting and Developing Resource Families

National Foster Care Month celebrates the families and individuals who work with children in foster care.

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Can You Talk to Teens About Healthy Relationships and Teen Dating Violence?

Tips for talking with teens about teen dating violence

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