ACF Information Memorandum on Integrating Approaches that Prioritize and Enhance Father Engagement

On October 17, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) issued a joint Information Memorandum (IM) to all ACF programs emphasizing the importance of meaningful father involvement to better serve children and families. In particular, this memorandum highlights research findings that demonstrate the value of fathers’ involvement in the lives of their children and families, as well as identifies promising practices to promote and sustain fathers’ engagement, regardless of their physical location or extent of custodial participation.
Record Type: 
Policy Announcement / Memoranda
Publication Date: 
October, 2018
Date: 
October 2018
Source: 
OFA Peer TA
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Family Strengthening
    • Fatherhood
  • Supportive Services
  • Special Populations
  • TANF Program Administration
  • TANF Policy and Legislation
    • Policy
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