Learn more about Federal agencies and their initiatives to prevent child abuse and neglect.
Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Initiatives
The Administration for Children and Families' programs and initiatives include supporting healthy marriage, responsible fatherhood, and outreach to faith- and community-based programs.
As the oldest Federal agency for children, the Children's Bureau within the Administration for Children and Families has primary responsibility for administering Federal child welfare programs. The Children's Bureau seeks to provide for the safety, permanency, and well-being of children through leadership, support for necessary services, and productive partnerships with States, Tribes, and communities.
Federal Interagency Work Group on Child Abuse and Neglect
The Federal Interagency Work Group on Child Abuse and Neglect provides a forum for collaboration among Federal agencies with an interest in preventing child maltreatment.