About OCS

What We Do

The Office of Community Services (OCS) partners with states, communities and agencies to reduce the causes of poverty, increase opportunity and economic security of individuals and families and revitalize communities. Our social service and community development programs work in a variety of ways to improve the lives of many.

OCS Leadership

Read about the OCS leadership team in the Leadership section and find their contact information.

OCS Announcements


  1. OCS DCL-2021-01 New OCS Director, February 17, 2021
  2. OCS DCL-2021-02 Taking Action on Racial Equity, May 7, 2021
  3. OCS DCL-2021-03 COVID-19 Funding Opportunities FY2021, May 17, 2021
  4. OCS DCL-2021-04 Child Tax Credit FY2021, June 30, 2021
  5. OCS DCL-2021-05 ACF National Convening on the American Rescue Plan Act FY2021, July 27, 2021
  6. OCS DCL-2021-06 Rental Assistance Call to Action FY2021, August 3, 2021
  7. OCS DCL-2021-07 Save the Date for World Water Week FY2021, August 11, 2021
  8. OCS DCL-2021-08 Events to Commemorate World Water Week FY2021, August 18, 2021


  1. OCS DCL-2022-01 Community Economic Development (CED) Month FY2022, October 6, 2021
  2. OCS DCL-2022-02 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Webinar FY2022, October 15, 2021




OCS Fact Sheet

Want to learn more about OCS? Check out our Fact Sheet! There, you can read about our mission, purpose, goals and more to get a better sense of how our programs serve children and families.


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