SACWIS/TACWIS Federal Guidance
The Children’s Bureau and other federal entities have developed numerous policy and technical documents to assist states and tribes in planning, developing, and implementing a Statewide/Tribal Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS/TACWIS).
Statutes - This page provides links to public laws and sections of the Social Security Act that address SACWIS/TACWIS.
Regulations - This page provides links to federal regulations related to SACWIS/TACWIS.
Program Instructions - This page provides links to Program Instructions related to SACWIS/TACWIS.
Action Transmittals - This page provides links to Action Transmittals related to SACWIS/TACWIS.
Information Memoranda - This page provides links to Information Memoranda related to SACWIS/TACWIS.
Technical Bulletins - This page provides links to SACWIS/TACWIS technical bulletins, which supplement official guidance and assist states and tribes in implementing child welfare policies and practices.
Feasibility, Alternatives, and Cost / Benefit Analysis Guide - This page provides information about cost-benefit analysis.
Tribal Consultation - This page provides a summary of DSS providing consultation on SACWIS regulations.
Other Documents - This page includes additional information about SACWIS/TACWIS, including Advance Planning Documents and cost principles.