The Administration for Children and Families has program offices specialized in their missions supporting a variety of initiatives that empower families and individuals and improve access to services in order to create strong, healthy communities. These programs fund a variety of projects from Native American Language Preservation to Refugee Resettlement to Child Care. The breadth of our programming allows us to positively impact the lives of individuals and families around the country.
- Administration for Native Americans (ANA)
- Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)
- Children's Bureau (CB)
- Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD)
- Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)
- Office of Child Care (OCC)
- Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)
- Office of Community Services (OCS)
- Office of Family Assistance (OFA)
- Office of Head Start (OHS)
- Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR)
- Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
- Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP)
Administration for Native Americans (ANA)
ANA supports Native American communities by providing financial assistance and capacity building, gathering and sharing data, and advocating for improved policies within HHS and across the federal government.
Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF)
ACYF oversees major federal programs that provide financial assistance to states, community-based organizations, and academic institutions to provide services, carry out research and demonstration activities, and manage training, technical assistance and information dissemination.
Office of Child Care (OCC)
OCC supports low-income working families through child care financial assistance and promotes children's learning by improving the quality of early care and education and afterschool programs.
Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)
OCSE partners with federal, state, tribal and local governments and others to promote parental responsibility so that children receive support from both parents even when they live in separate households.
Office of Family Assistance (OFA)
OFA administers several key federal grant programs, including Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Tribal programs, Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood, and Health Profession Opportunity Grants.
Office of Head Start (OHS)
OHS manages grant funding and oversees local agencies providing Head Start services. Head Start promotes school readiness of children under five from low-income families through education, health, social, and other services.
Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR)
OHSEPR promotes resilience for individuals, families, and communities impacted by disasters & public health emergencies by providing expertise in human services policy, planning, operations, and partnerships.
Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)
ORR helps new populations maximize their potential in the United States by linking them to critical resources that assist them in becoming integrated members of American society.