The Family Room Blog

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month! What’s Your #1Thing?

October 4, 2018
Prevalence statistics about domestic and dating violence and link to fact sheet of ideas for promoting DVAM.

Delivering on the Promise of Data Exchange and Interoperability

August 29, 2018
Interoperability, data integration, and data-informed decision-making are essential elements in the delivery of effective human service programs.

Preparing Youth for Success in West Virginia

August 2, 2018
Mission West Virginia’s T.H.I.N.K. program is working to equip youth with the tools to successfully transition into adulthood and to become self-sufficient.

Strengthen Family Relationships to Prevent Teen Dating Violence

June 21, 2018
Healthy parent-child relationships and communities help prevent future dating violence. Post highlights comprehensive responses to youth-serving organizations.

Advancing ACF Priorities with National, State, County and Local Partners

May 24, 2018
ACF political leadership highlight priorities for engaging families at the 2018 National Health and Human Services Summit.

Beyond Pregnancy Prevention: Preparing Youth for the Future

May 17, 2018
A federally-funded program in Madison Heights, Michigan, provides employment and educational opportunities to youth who age out of foster care. This is the sixth installment of the “Self-Sufficiency Series: Solutions from…

New Child Care Solutions to Support Working Families

May 10, 2018
New York City Performance Partnership Pilot provides education/occupational training for young parents with child care for their children.

Co-Location: Kenosha County’s Strategy to Move Parents to Work

May 3, 2018
Children First SHARP is an evidence-based model for serving noncustodial parents, standing on the shoulders of its predecessors. This is the fourth installment of the

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…