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pcwizard on 2010-12-10The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. ACF programs aim to achieve the following: •families and individuals empowered to increase their own economic independence and productivity;
•strong, healthy, supportive communities that have a positive impact on the quality of life and the development of children;
•partnerships with individuals, front-line service providers, communities, American Indian tribes, Native communities, states, and Congress that enable solutions which transcend traditional agency boundaries; •services planned, reformed, and integrated to improve needed access;•and a strong commitment to working with people with developmental disabilities, refugees, and migrants to address their needs, strengths, and abilities.