This letter from the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services urges state Governors to classify child welfare workers and service providers as level 1 emergency responders to allow them greater access to personal protective equipment.
The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) authorized new optional title IV-E funding for certain time-limited prevention services through creation of the title IV-E prevention program. The Children’s Bureau hosted a webinar to provide an update on the implementation of the title IV-E prevention program and to assist title IV-E agencies and their partners developing prevention plans in their jurisdictions.
This Information Memorandum (IM) provides information to grantees on the formula used to calculate allotments under the John H. Chafee Foster Care Program for Successful Transition to Adulthood (Chafee program), including information on adjustments to Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 awards and information on allotments calculated for FY 2020.
To inform title IV-E agencies on how to use CCWIS, non-CCWIS information systems, websites, and applications to support child welfare program activities related to the recruitment, approval, and retention of foster homes.