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Families & Children

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  • Abuse Counseling (3)
    RP-1400.8000-020

    Abuse Counseling

    RP-1400.8000-020

    Programs that provide individual, conjoint, family or group treatment for people who are experiencing physical, sexual, emotional and/or other forms of abuse in the context a marital, parental, sibling or other family relationship or, in some instances, outside the family. Included are programs that provide therapeutic interventions for perpetrators and/or for individuals who have been victimized.
  • At Risk Families (2)
    YJ-0500.0300

    At Risk Families

    YJ-0500.0300

    Families who, because of their economic or environmental situation or history or a health problem or disability, are considered more likely than others to follow a generational pattern of self-destructive behavior, criminal activity, gang involvement, substance abuse, child abuse, welfare dependency, chronic unemployment, homelessness, unwanted pregnancy and other problems which threaten the health, safety and/or personal development of family members.
  • At Risk Youth (2)
    YJ-0500.0500

    At Risk Youth

    YJ-0500.0500

    Youth who, because of their economic, environmental or family situation, a health problem or disability or past behavior, are considered more likely than others to be affected by or become involved in child abuse or neglect, substance abuse, juvenile delinquency, gang behavior, adolescent pregnancy, truancy, unemployment and other problems which threaten their health, safety and/or personal development.
  • Child Abuse Issues (1)
    YZ-1450

    Child Abuse Issues

    YZ-1450

    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of child abuse.
  • Child Care Provider Associations (1)
    TN-1400

    Child Care Provider Associations

    TN-1400

    Organizations whose members are child care providers who have affiliated for the purpose of advancing the profession; promoting mutual interests; attending child care conferences; exchanging ideas with other practitioners in their field; obtaining access to technical assistance, information about best practices and other resources; and taking advantage of other opportunities for continuing professional development.
  • Child Care Provider Training (1)
    JR-8200.1500-150

    Child Care Provider Training

    JR-8200.1500-150

    Programs that provide pre-service or in-service training for individuals entering or currently involved in the delivery of child care services in any of a variety of child care settings. The training may focus on the elements of a safe and healthy environment, childhood development, behavior management, inclusion of children with special needs and developmentally appropriate practices.
  • Children (1)
    YB-9500.1500

    Children

    YB-9500.1500

    Individuals who are age three to 12.
  • Children of Single Parents (1)
    YK-8000.1500

    Children of Single Parents

    YK-8000.1500

    Children who live with their father or their mother in situations where their parents were never married or are separated, divorced or widowed.
  • Couples With Children (1)
    YK-1500.1550

    Couples With Children

    YK-1500.1550

    Couples who do have one or more children.
  • Families With Children (1)
    YK-2000.2100

    Families With Children

    YK-2000.2100

    Family units that consist of parents and one or more offspring age four through 12.
  • Family Based Services (4)
    PH-2360

    Family Based Services

    PH-2360

    Programs that provide a wide variety of social services that are designed to support healthy family development, improve the family's ability to resolve problems (such as poverty, unemployment, ill health, homelessness, substandard housing, educational difficulties, substance abuse, adolescent pregnancy, delinquency and physical and developmental problems) and prevent the need for unnecessary placement of children in foster care, group homes, inpatient substance abuse or mental health treatment programs, residential training schools or other alternative environments when family problems reach crisis proportions. Services may include home visiting services that focus on public health issues (especially prenatal), mental health and substance abuse counseling, home management instruction, success in a child care setting, parenting skills development, stress management, tutoring, pregnancy awareness and AIDS awareness; may be available to the community at large, to families at risk for dissolution or those currently in crisis; and may be offered by a single agency or a coalition of agencies that have agreed to provide services according to a coordinated case plan.
  • Family Counseling (6)
    RF-2000

    Family Counseling

    RF-2000

    Programs that offer therapeutic sessions that focus on the system of relationships and communication patterns among family members and which attempt to modify those relationships and patterns to achieve greater harmony. The therapist focuses on the family as a unit rather than concentrating on one of the members who is singled out as the person in need of treatment.
  • Family Literacy Programs (2)
    HH-4500.2000

    Family Literacy Programs

    HH-4500.2000

    Programs offered by libraries, local literacy councils and other organizations that provide reading, writing and mathematics instruction which targets both parents and children. Included are Even Start programs, federally-funded intergenerational literacy programs for low-income families with children age eight or younger which integrate early childhood education, adult basic education/literacy programs, ESL, GED, and parenting education with the objective of breaking the cycle of poverty and illiteracy and providing both adults and children with essential life skills. The programs build on existing resources; focus on family/parent literacy, parenting skills and child development; and combine the efforts of a variety of local organizations including Head Start programs, libraries, literacy councils, local educational agencies, institutions of higher education and other public and nonprofit entities. Support services may include transportation, child care, nutrition assistance, meals, health care and referrals for employment services, mental health services, substance abuse and other identified needs.
  • Family Planning (1)
    LJ-2000

    Family Planning

    LJ-2000

    Programs that provide assistance for people who want to control the size of their families and the spacing of their children, usually through some form of birth control; who want to explore options for conceiving; who have a problem with infertility; or who have questions about the advisability of becoming pregnant or following through with a current pregnancy.
  • Head Start (2)
    HD-1800.3000

    Head Start

    HD-1800.3000

    A federally-funded child development program that provides educational experiences, medical and dental services, nutritional meals, counseling and opportunities for parental involvement to help prepare low-income children and children with disabilities age three to five to enter and succeed in school.
  • High Risk Infants/Children (1)
    YF-3000.3660

    High Risk Infants/Children

    YF-3000.3660

    Infants and children who are at risk for developmental delays or other problems because of congenital abnormalities; perinatal medical complications including anoxia, low birth weight, prematurity, respiratory distress syndrome, or metabolic or central nervous system disorders; medical problems that have their onset following birth; or environmental factors including elements of risk that relate to the mother (minimal education, lack of prenatal care, history of drug abuse, pregnancy when younger than age 18 or older than age 35, having a developmental disability, having a sexually transmitted disease) or lack of appropriate stimulation during infancy and early childhood due to neglect, poverty or social isolation.
  • Mentoring Programs (1)
    PH-1400.5000

    Mentoring Programs

    PH-1400.5000

    Programs that provide companionship, guidance and/or role models for individuals who are disadvantaged because of age, income, physical or developmental disabilities or family environment.
  • Multiple Birth Parents (1)
    YK-6500.5000

    Multiple Birth Parents

    YK-6500.5000

    Parents who have twins, triplets, quadruplets or other multiples of children who were born at the same time.
  • New Parents (1)
    YK-6500.6100

    New Parents

    YK-6500.6100

    Parents with a recently born child.
  • Parent Abuse Counseling (1)
    RP-1400.8000-020.65

    Parent Abuse Counseling

    RP-1400.8000-020.65

    Programs that provide individual, conjoint, family or group treatment for adults who are being physically and/or emotionally abused by their adolescent or young adult children, and/or for perpetrators of parent abuse.
  • Parent Counseling (1)
    RP-1400.8000-650

    Parent Counseling

    RP-1400.8000-650

    Programs that provide a wide variety of therapeutic interventions for parents who are experiencing emotional difficulties or conflicts concerning their role as parents. Included are individual or group counseling for one or both parents or conjoint parent counseling which focuses on and explores the mental, emotional or social problems of the individual(s) which contribute to their parenting problems.
  • Parenting Education (1)
    PH-6100

    Parenting Education

    PH-6100

    Programs that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities for parents or potential parents who want to acquire the knowledge and skills to be effective in their parenting role.
  • Parenting Issues (1)
    YZ-6200

    Parenting Issues

    YZ-6200

    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of parenting.
  • Parents of Infants/Toddlers (1)
    YK-6500.6260

    Parents of Infants/Toddlers

    YK-6500.6260

    Parents, one or more of whose children is younger than age three.
  • Parents of Preschool Aged Children (1)
    YK-6500.6300

    Parents of Preschool Aged Children

    YK-6500.6300

    Parents, one or more of whose children is age three to five.
  • Perinatal/Postpartum Depression (1)
    YF-5000.5050-170.65

    Perinatal/Postpartum Depression

    YF-5000.5050-170.65

    A condition experienced by some women immediately before or following delivery of a child which is characterized by feelings of sadness and inadequacy, lack of feeling for the baby, overconcern for the baby, crying for no reason, inability to concentrate, changes in sleeping patterns, numbness, anger, anxiety, exaggerated highs and lows and thoughts of suicide.
  • Postpartum Mothers (1)
    YK-6500.6550

    Postpartum Mothers

    YK-6500.6550

    Women who have just given birth to a child or who are in the first six weeks following delivery.
  • Pregnant Women With Children (1)
    YK-6500.6600-570

    Pregnant Women With Children

    YK-6500.6600-570

    Women who currently have children and are expecting a child.
  • Preschool Age Children (1)
    YB-9500.1500-650

    Preschool Age Children

    YB-9500.1500-650

    Children who are age three to five.
  • Preschools (1)
    HD-1800.6500

    Preschools

    HD-1800.6500

    Programs that provide educational experiences and activities for children who are younger than compulsory school age, supplement parental care and home play and stimulate intellectual, social, emotional and motor skills development. Activities generally include preacademic skill development such as shape, color and number recognition; active outdoor play; observation of nature and pets; dancing and rhythms; block building; playhouse activities; games; simple excursions outside the school; stories and picture books. Children are also given a nutritious snack and/or meal and a period for adequate rest, and are taught basic cleanliness and good health habits.
  • TANF (1)
    NL-1000.8500

    TANF

    NL-1000.8500

    A state program with matching federal block grant funds administered by the county or the state under state guidelines that provides time-limited cash assistance for needy families with (or expecting) children as well as job preparation, work opportunities and access to supportive services such as child care which enable parents receiving assistance to leave the program and become self-sufficient. TANF, which ends the federal entitlement known as AFDC, creates a five-year lifetime limit on cash assistance for most adult recipients; requires that recipients be working or participating in a work-related activity within two years and cooperate with comprehensive child support enforcement efforts including paternity establishment; and contains special live at home and stay in school provisions for teenage parents. States have wide latitude in structuring their TANF programs and may obtain waivers which exempt them from specific federal requirements. Recipients may receive monthly checks or be given electronic benefit transfer (EBT) cards which allow them to access their cash benefits at automated teller machines (ATMs) or point of sale (POS) equipment that is located in grocery stores, banks and other commercial locations.
  • Youth Enrichment Programs (2)
    PS-9800.9900

    Youth Enrichment Programs

    PS-9800.9900

    Programs that offer a wide variety of activities including arts and crafts, academic programs, sports, reading clubs, workshops and other recreational, leisure, cultural, social and civic activities for school-age children and youth in out-of-school hours. The objective of youth enrichment programs is to promote healthy social interaction and help participants maximize their social, emotional, physical and academic potential.
  • Youth Issues (1)
    YZ-9800

    Youth Issues

    YZ-9800

    Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of youth and their interests.