This report outlines State title IV-E demonstration waivers that allowed flexibility in the use of federal funds for alternative services and supports that promoted safety, permanency, and well-being for children in the child protection and foster care systems.
This report provides evaluation findings from child welfare demonstration projects implemented from the late 1990s through 2019 that promoted innovations in child welfare programs, services, policies, and financing. Program influences in federal child welfare legislation enacted over the past decade also are explored.
As our partners at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continue to work closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners across the globe to respond to contain COVID-19, we want to inform you that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at HHS continues to provide updates and guidance from medical professionals about how to protect you and those you serve from COVID-19.
This Program Instruction (PI) instructs title IV-E agencies on actions needed to receive title IV-E Kinship Navigator funding under the provisions of Section 8, Division X of P.L. 116-260. These provisions authorize programmatic flexibility and enhanced funding for the period of April 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction and guidance to title IV-B/ IV-E agencies and Court Improvement Program Grantees on actions required to address the Supporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act which was enacted as Division X of P.L. 116-260, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.
This Program Instruction (PI) sets forth the requirements for recipients of Community-Based Grants for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect awards for FY 2021; and provides guidance and instructions for the preparation and submission of the application and annual reports.
This report analyzes the round 3 results from the Child and Family Services Reviews, highlights improvement projects from across the country, and provides recommendations for collaborations between child welfare agencies and the legal and judicial communities.