The Family Room Blog

It's No Accident: Supporting Kinship Connections, Supporting Success

May 1, 2018
With appropriate support, relative and kinship caregivers can succeed in providing a loving home to children and youth in foster care.

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

April 13, 2018
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…

2018 National Child Abuse Prevention Month: A Community Response

April 2, 2018
Supportive, thriving communities are key to preventing child maltreatment.

Rising to the Opioid Challenge

March 22, 2018
Addressing the needs of low-income individuals and families impacted by opioids.

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

February 21, 2018
The Administration for Native Americans supports communities seeking to maintain and revitalize indigenous languages through grants and partnerships.

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

February 20, 2018
Jerry Milner writes for The Chronicle of Social Change on how we can move from Family First to true prevention.

Welfare Reform 2.0

February 16, 2018
Proposed budget aims to strengthen Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program

5 Ways to Help Youth Experiencing Dating Abuse

February 16, 2018
While these situations can be difficult to navigate, there are things that adults can do to help the young people in their lives.

Celebrating National Healthy Marriage Week

February 13, 2018
During National Marriage Week, we recognize the economic, health, and emotional benefits of marriage and the positive effects on children’s well-being.

Collaboration is Key to Addressing Youth Relationship Violence

February 9, 2018
Collaboration between the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s (FYSB) three programs, Family Violence Prevention and Services, Runaway and Homeless Youth, and Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, is critical in working to end the…