The Family Room Blog

Teen Dating Violence: 1 in 10 is Too Many

February 2, 2018
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM)

Our North Star: Transforming Human Services through Strategic Partnerships with Communities

January 29, 2018
A new report commissioned by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and the American Public Human Services Association shares our vision for how we can strengthen the human services ecosystem by joining forces with…

Combating Trafficking: Native Youth Toolkit on Human Trafficking

January 11, 2018
ACF offices partner to combat trafficking of American Indian and Alaska Native youth

Head Start Working to Serve Families in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

December 18, 2017
In the devastation from Hurricane Maria, Head Start centers across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands work to rebuild and restore services in their communities.

Finding Permanent Homes for our Nation’s Children

November 30, 2017
ACF is making great strides with helping children and teens find permanent homes through adoption and legal guardianship, but there is much work still to do. 

Children are Victims of Domestic Violence Too

November 2, 2017
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…

Teens Need Families, No Matter What

November 1, 2017
Providing resources and support on adopting youth from foster care for families and professionals

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

October 31, 2017
FYSB partners with agencies to addresses family homelessness, health care, and prevention of domestic violence

Without Home and Without Shelter — How Can First Responders Help Victims of Domestic Violence During Disasters?

October 26, 2017
Domestic violence victims have unique needs during disasters – there are resources for first responders

What are the Red Flags of Domestic Violence?

October 18, 2017
The dynamics of domestic violence and where to get help.