Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation (OPRE)

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Research topics

Research Topics

Explore OPRE's portfolio of work by research topic. Check out our publications, resources, and more. 

Evaluation policy

ACF Evaluation Policy

ACF’s evaluation policy confirms our commitment to conducting evaluations and to using evidence from evaluations to inform policy and practice. 

Research clearinghouses

Clearinghouses

In addition to building evidence through a broad range of rigorous empirical studies, OPRE catalogs, reviews, and disseminates evidence related to ACF programs.

Message from OPRE on COVID-19

As the human services field is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, OPRE appreciates the flexibility, patience, and creativity of our contractors and grantees, and our programmatic partners at the federal, state, local, and tribal levels. Read more > Visit disclaimer page


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ACF Research and Evaluation Agenda

ACF Research and Evaluation Agenda

The ACF Research and Evaluation Agenda covers research and evaluation activities and plans in nine ACF program areas. 


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