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Children First SHARP (Supporting Parents, Holistic Case Management, Access to Employment, Reaching Goals, Positive Parenting) is an evidence-based model for serving noncustodial parents.

Co-Location: Kenosha County’s Strategy to Move Parents to Work

Children First SHARP is an evidence-based model for serving noncustodial parents, standing on the shoulders of its predecessors. This is the fourth installment of the “Self-Sufficiency Series: Solutions from the Field”.

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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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Putting People at the Center: Highlighting Local Efforts to Promote Economic Mobility

Eric Hargan, HHS Deputy Secretary Programs launched the “Self-Sufficiency Series: Solutions from the Field,” a series of blogs and program profiles that will feature local programs from across the country that are getting low-income and hard-to-serve families and individuals to work.

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2018 National Child Abuse Prevention Month: A Community Response

Supportive, thriving communities are key to preventing child maltreatment.

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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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Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Supporting New Generations of Indigenous Language Speakers

The Administration for Native Americans supports communities seeking to maintain and revitalize indigenous languages through grants and partnerships.

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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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Welfare Reform 2.0

Proposed budget aims to strengthen Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program

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5 Ways to Help Youth Experiencing Dating Abuse

While these situations can be difficult to navigate, there are things that adults can do to help the young people in their lives.

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Celebrating National Healthy Marriage Week

During National Marriage Week, we recognize the economic, health, and emotional benefits of marriage and the positive effects on children’s well-being.

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