Top Child Welfare Official Contreras Leaving Biden Administration
January Contreras was confirmed to lead Biden’s Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in April of 2022. Now, just a little over a year into her tenure, she has announced she will leave the administration in August to return to Arizona.
ACF Grants $8 Million to Expand First Federally Funded Diaper Assistance Program
The government is partnering with seven organizations and tribes across the country for an $8 million diaper distribution pilot project.
ACF Launches New Office Dedicated to Preventing Domestic Violence
The Administration of Children and Families has launched a new office aimed at addressing domestic violence.
Biden’s Top Child Welfare Official Discusses Her 2023 Priorities with The Imprint
January Contreras, assistant secretary of the Administration for Children and Families, says her goals include supporting, encouraging, and pushing states to prevent foster care.
January Contreras Confirmed to Biden’s Top Child Welfare Post
In a process that moved at light speed compared with the previous nominee to the job, January Contreras has been confirmed by the Senate to lead the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), the agency that oversees most federal spending on family services and child welfare.