The Family Room Blog

Putting Fathers and Families at the Center of ACF Programs

October 17, 2018
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…

Partner with FVPSA to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

October 15, 2018
FVPSA partnerships meet domestic violence victims’ needs.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! What’s Your #1Thing?

October 4, 2018
Prevalence statistics about domestic and dating violence and link to fact sheet of ideas for promoting DVAM.

Delivering on the Promise of Data Exchange and Interoperability

August 29, 2018
Interoperability, data integration, and data-informed decision-making are essential elements in the delivery of effective human service programs.

Preparing Youth for Success in West Virginia

August 2, 2018
Mission West Virginia’s T.H.I.N.K. program is working to equip youth with the tools to successfully transition into adulthood and to become self-sufficient.

Strengthen Family Relationships to Prevent Teen Dating Violence

June 21, 2018
Healthy parent-child relationships and communities help prevent future dating violence. Post highlights comprehensive responses to youth-serving organizations.

Advancing ACF Priorities with National, State, County and Local Partners

May 24, 2018
ACF political leadership highlight priorities for engaging families at the 2018 National Health and Human Services Summit.

Beyond Pregnancy Prevention: Preparing Youth for the Future

May 17, 2018
A federally-funded program in Madison Heights, Michigan, provides employment and educational opportunities to youth who age out of foster care. This is the sixth installment of the “Self-Sufficiency Series: Solutions from…

New Child Care Solutions to Support Working Families

May 10, 2018
New York City Performance Partnership Pilot provides education/occupational training for young parents with child care for their children.

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

May 3, 2018
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