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Where can I find information on programs to help meet the needs of children and families?


The Web site offers eligibility and contact information about all Federal programs that provide benefits or services. A list of all Health and Human Services programs is available on the site, as is a list Child Care/Child Support programs.

HHS administers many programs to promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. Among these programs are:

Adoption and Foster Care: (ACF)

Child Abuse and Neglect: (ACF)

Child Care: (ACF)

Child Development: (NIH)

Child Support Enforcement: (ACF)
Federal Parent Locator Service: (ACF)

Elders and Families: (AoA)
Eldercare Locator: (AoA)
Senior Citizens' Resources: (

Head Start Locator: (ACF)

Find a Health Center: (HRSA)
Health Information (Medline Plus): (NIH)
Maternal and Child Health Publications: (HRSA)
Healthy Youth: (CDC)

Home Energy Assistance Program: (ACF)

Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals: (ACF)

Mental Health Information: (SAMHSA)

Parenting Resources: (


Substance Abuse Help: (SAMHSA)


Last Updated: 04/23/2008