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  • Technical Bulletin - FAQs on Independent Legal Representation (New)

    This technical bulletin responds to title IV-E agency and other stakeholder frequently asked questions (FAQs) about published policies, including legal representation. The FAQs in this technical bulletin do not establish new policy or requirements or supersede existing laws or official guidance.
  • Ohio Subsequent Primary Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review (2020)

    This report describes the results of the subsequent primary review of Ohio’s Title IV-E foster care program.
  • Children’s Bureau Guidance Regarding Extended Foster Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    This letter from the Children’s Bureau describes how title IV-E agencies can utilize enhanced foster care programs during the COVID-19 pandemic to support youth who have left or may leave foster care.
  • IM-20-07

    This Information Memoranda (IM) informs title IV-E agencies that the Children’s Bureau (CB) published a final rule to revise the AFCARS data elements in the Federal Register on May 12, 2020.
  • PI-20-10

    This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction and procedures to title IV-E agencies on how to request flexibility to meet the specific title IV-E requirements noted in this Program Instruction (PI) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and national public health emergency.
  • Virginia Subsequent Primary Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review (2019)

    This report describes the results of the subsequent primary review of Virginia’s Title IV-E foster care program.
  • IM-20-06

    This Information Memoranda (IM) provides information on best practices, resources, and recommendations for using foster care as a support for families in a way that mitigates the trauma of removal for the child and parents, expedites safe and successful reunification, and improves parent and child well-being outcomes. This Information Memorandum (IM) emphasizes the importance of state and tribal child welfare communities building and supporting relationships between resource families and parents to facilitate improved engagement of parents, promote timely reunification, build protective capacities in parents, and strengthen overall child and family well-being, while ensuring child safety.
  • Children’s Bureau Letter Regarding Existing Title IV-E Flexibility

    This letter from the Children’s Bureau to state and tribal child welfare leaders describes existing flexibilities in the title IV-E program that may help agencies better serve children, youth, and families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • PI-20-08

    The purpose of this Program Instruction (PI) is to provide guidance to title IV-E agencies that on September 30, 2019 were operating a title IV-E child welfare waiver demonstration project under the authority of section 1130 of the Act on the actions required to be considered for a Funding Certainty Grant.
  • IM-20-05

    This Information Memorandum (IM) provides information to title IV-B/IV-E agencies of the enactment of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act and to provide basic information on the new laws.