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Children's Bureau Program Funding
Published: September 3, 2012
Last Reviewed: June 22, 2015
This page provides a list of funding sources for Children's Bureau programs.
- Title IV-E Foster Care - Assistance with costs of foster care for eligible children and associated administrative and training costs.
- Title IV-E Adoption Assistance - Financial and medical assistance for adoption of children with special needs as well as associated administrative and training costs.
- Title IV-E Guardianship Assistance - Financial and medical assistance for guardianship of eligible children and associated administrative and training costs.
- John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program - Funds to help older youth in foster care and former foster care youth acquire training and independent living skills so they can become self-sufficient.
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services Program: Title IV-B, Subpart 1, of the Social Security Act - Preventive intervention, alternative placements, and reunification efforts to keep families together.
- Promoting Safe and Stable Families: Title IV-B, Subpart 2 of the Social Security Act - Family support, family preservation and support, time-limited family reunification services, and services to support adoptions.
- Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) State Grants - Assistance to improve State child protective service systems.
- Community-Based Grants for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (CBCAP) - Support for community-based, prevention-focused programs and activities.
- Children's Justice Act - Funds for improving the investigation and prosecution of child abuse and neglect.
- Court Improvement Program - Funds for improvement of courts' handling of child abuse and neglect litigation.
- Child Welfare Demonstration Projects - Provides states with an opportunity to use federal title IV-B or title IV-E funds more flexibly in order to test innovative approaches to child welfare service delivery and financing. The states can design and demonstrate a wide range of approaches to reform child welfare and improve outcomes in the areas of safety, permanency, and well-being.