The Family Room Blog

Renewing our commitment to inclusive early childhood programs and practices

July 13, 2021 | Katie Hamm, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development, Office of Early Childhood Development
ACF and the Office of Early Childhood Development is committed to serving the needs of children with disabilities and their families.

ACF's Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request

June 4, 2021 | JooYeun Chang, Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families
ACF’s budget focuses on support for early childhood education and child care through the creation of two new programs and the historic increases in annual funding for Head Start, preschool development grants and the…

RHY Grantee Supports Young People Across the Hawaiian Islands

May 24, 2021 | Tim Joyce, RHY Program Specialist| FYSB
Get to know a Family and Youth Services Bureau Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program grantee serving Asian and Pacific Islander youth.

Building Capacity among FYSB Programs to Address Human Trafficking

January 12, 2021 | Elizabeth Darling, Commissioner, ACYF
The Family Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) renews its commitment to develop effective ways to address human trafficking. It maintains focus on preventing human trafficking and increasing the ability to identify those…

National Runaway Prevention Month: Shining a Light on Runaway and Homeless Youth Issues

November 17, 2020 | Elizabeth Darling, Commissioner, ACYF
We all can play a role play a role in runaway and youth homelessness prevention efforts.

Step 2 to Success for Youth: Get a Full-Time Job

October 20, 2020 | Elizabeth Darling, Commissioner, ACYF
Step 2 of the Success Sequence Series

Step 1 to Success for Youth– Graduate from High School

October 19, 2020 | Elizabeth Darling, Commissioner, ACYF
Success Sequencing: High School Diploma, full-time job, and marriage before children