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Children and Families

Children and families



Administration for Children and Families (ACF) (Health and Human Services Dept.), Child Care (OCC),330 C St. S.W., 4th Floor, 20201; 202-690-6782. Fax, (202) 690-5600. Shannon Christian, Director.


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Supports low-income working families by providing access to affordable, high-quality early care and afterschool programs. Works with state, territory, and tribal governments to provide support for children and their families balancing work schedules with child care programs. Oversees policy implementation to improve and support child care licensing and child care worker training and education.

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) (Health and Human Services Dept.),Mary E. Switzer Bldg., 330 C St. S.W., 20201 (mailing address: 370 L’Enfant Promenade S.W., Washington, DC 20447); (202) 401-9200. Steven Wagner, Assistant Secretary (Acting). Domestic violence hotline, (800) ...

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