The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing data collection activities as part of a project to understand how public programs can better serve low-income families. The Childhood & Family Experiences study will examine the perspectives and lived experiences of children and families living in poverty. The Administration intends to use this information to increase understanding of the lives of children in poverty and their families in order to improve how human services programs can help families achieve self-sufficiency. More details can be found here. With regard to the due date for the comment, the official announcement states, “a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication.” The official request was published on July 25, 2018 and notes comments will be taken up to 60 days post publication.
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