|ACF Press Room|
Current news on child welfare provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.
|Administration for Children and Families|
Responsible for federal programs which promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.
|Child Care Bureau|
Dedicated to enhancing the quality, affordability, and supply of child care available for all families and administers Federal funds to assist low income families.
|Child Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)|
Responsible for providing scientific consultation, coordination, executive direction, and support for the implementation of short- and long-term research agendas.
|Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)|
Dedicated to supporting young people and strengthening families by providing runaway and homeless youth service grants to local communities; the Bureau also funds research and demonstration projects.
|Handbook on Child Support Enforcement|
The handbook has the basic steps to follow to establish paternity and obtain a support order, and to collect the support due, whether you are working with your State or local CSE Program or your own attorney.
The child development program that has served low-income children and their families since 1965.
|Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)|
Federally-funded program to help eligible low income households meet their home heating and/or cooling needs.
|National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information|
Established by Congress in 1974. The Clearinghouse provides information products and technical assistance services to help professionals locate information related to child abuse and neglect and related child welfare issues.
|National Runaway Switchboard|
Offers a confidential toll free hotline for teens and parents. 24 hours a day.