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Children are Victims of Domestic Violence Too

Victim services and children’s programming are and will be a critical lifeline for families in danger of experiencing ongoing violence at home, and several of ACF’s programs and partners focus on serving the entire family in a domestic violence situation.

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Teens Need Families, No Matter What

Providing resources and support on adopting youth from foster care for families and professionals

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FYSB Works with Federal Partners to Enhance Safety for Domestic Violence Victims

FYSB partners with agencies to addresses family homelessness, health care, and prevention of domestic violence

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What are the Red Flags of Domestic Violence?

The dynamics of domestic violence and where to get help.

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Working to Serve the Whole Family

A new two-year initiative brings together communities and policymakers to help families become economically stable.

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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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Building Community, Building Hope: A Community-Based Approach to Preventing Child Abuse

Resources developed for National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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