OPRE has four working divisions:
The Division of Economic Independence focuses on welfare, employment, and family self-sufficiency.
The Division of Child and Family Development focuses on child care, Head Start, Early Head Start, child abuse and neglect, and human trafficking.
The Division of Family Strengthening focuses on teen pregnancy prevention, youth development, healthy marriage, responsible fatherhood, family violence, runaway and homeless youth, and home visiting.
The Division of Data and Improvement focuses on increasing the quality, usefulness, sharing, and analysis of data to improve ACF programs and program participants’ outcomes.
A message from OPRE Director Naomi Goldstein:
Naomi Goldstein is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. She serves as ACF’s Chief Evaluation Officer. Goldstein joined ACF as Director of the OPRE Division of Child and Family Development in 2001. She became Director of OPRE in 2004 and Deputy Assistant Secretary in 2015.