ACF Blog: Our North Star: Transforming Human Services through Strategic Partnerships with Communities

This blog post from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families describes a new report commissioned by the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and the American Public Human Services Association entitled “Our North Star: Transforming Human Services through Strategic Partnerships with Communities.” The report shares ACF’s vision for strengthening human services by uniting with community-based organizations and other partners, aligning efforts, and crossing program boundaries to improve the lives of children and their families. Also featured are some “north star” initiatives and examples; these initiatives include committing to measuring long-term outcomes, investing in capacity for innovation, developing strategic partnerships, and reducing regulatory barriers.
Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
January, 2018
Date: 
January 2018
Source: 
Partner Resources
OFA Initiatives: 
Systems to Family Stability National Policy Academy
SFS Category: 
Program Redesign
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Collaborations and Partnerships