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Administration for Children and Families

330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20201


Deputy Assistant SecretaryS. Jeffrey Hild

The Administration posts an organizational chart on its "Offices" web page.

The Administration for Children and Families administers programs and provides advice to the Secretary on issues relevant to children, youth, and families; child support enforcement; community services; developmental disabilities; family assistance; Native American assistance; and refugee resettlement.

Sources of Information

Archived Records

The "Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States" indicates that Administration records have been assigned to record group 292. The guide does not contain, however, a description that is associated with this record group. In anticipation of the transfer of archival records, record group 292 was created; however, no transfer had occurred before the guide was last updated.

Career Opportunities

The Administration employs professionals with diverse academic and social backgrounds in a broad range of career fields and positions.

In 2020, the Administration ranked 230th among 411 agency subcomponents in the Partnership for Public Service's Best Places To Work Agency Rankings.

Contact Information

The Administration's "Contact Us" web page is loaded with mailing addresses and phone numbers. Hotlines and helplines, program and regional office contacts, and State and local agency contacts, are included on the web page.

Data / Research

The Administration's data and reports highlight its various programs and grants for improving the lives of the Nation's children, families, communities, and individuals.

Federal Register

Significant documents and documents that the Administration recently published in the Federal Register are accessible online.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

To any person, the FOIA gives a statutory right for obtaining access to Government information in the records of executive branch agencies. This right to access is limited, however, when the requested information is shielded from disclosure by one or more of nine exemptions that are contained within the statute.


The Administration for Children and Families was created on April 15, 1991. A short history of the Administration is available online.


The Administration's website has information on its programs and services for the homeless and for those at risk of becoming homeless.


The Administration supports nationwide crisis hotlines for child abuse, domestic violence, human trafficking, and runaways. The Health Insurance Marketplace Call Center assists callers with choosing coverage that provides the best protection and benefits for them and family members, as well as for their businesses.


The Administration posts press releases.

Resource Library

The Administration maintains an online library of resources.

Social Media

The Administration has a Facebook account.

The Administration tweets announcements and other newsworthy items on Twitter.

The Administration posts videos on its YouTube channel.

State Human Services Agencies

The Administration posts contact information for human services agencies by State and territory, organized according to region.