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PI-19-06

Transitional Payments for the Title IV-E Prevention and Family Services and Programs
July 18, 2019

This Program Instruction (PI) instructs states on the procedures for transitional payments for title IV-E prevention services and programs.

PI-19-04

Summary of actions required to complete and submit the (1) Final Report for FYs 2015-2019; (2) the new CFSP for FYs 2020- 2024; and (3) the CFS-101, Parts I, II, and III.
March 18, 2019

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance to Indian Tribes, Indian Tribal Organizations and Indian Tribal Consortia (hereafter “tribes,” unless otherwise noted) on actions they are required to take to receive their allotments for Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 (subject to the availability of appropriations) authorized under title IV-B, subparts 1 and 2, and Chafee and ETV programs.

PI-18-10

Tribal Title IV-E Agency Requirements for Electing Title IV-E Prevention and Family Services and Programs
November 30, 2018

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instructions to tribal title IV-E agencies administering or supervising the administration of title IV-E under sections 479B and 471(a) of the Act on the title IV-E prevention program requirements.

PI-18-11

Requirements for Participating in the Title IV-E Kinship Navigator Program
November 30, 2018

This program instruction provides instructions on how title IV-E agencies may participate in this new title IV-E Kinship Navigator Program.

PI-18-11
Attachment A: Children’s Bureau Regional Program Managers
Attachment B: Title IV-E Plan Pre-Print Attachment XII - Kinship Navigator Program
Attachment C: Clearinghouse initial practice criteria

PI-18-12

Approval of a revised form for reporting financial data on the title IV-E Foster Care, Adoption Assistance, Guardianship Assistance, Kinship Navigator and Prevention Services Programs
November 30, 2018

Topics:

Program Instructions (PI), Title IV-E Programs Quarterly Financial Report, Form CB-496; Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS); Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) rate; Federal Financial Participation (FFP); Federal Fiscal Year (FFY); and On-Line Data Collection (OLDC)

PI-18-12

Attachment A - Children’s Bureau Regional Program Managers and ACF Regional Grants Officers

Attachment B - Copy of the Form CB-496

Attachment C - Instructions to complete Form CB-496

PI-18-09

State Requirements for Electing Title IV-E Prevention and Family Services and Programs
November 30, 2018

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instructions on the requirements state title IV-E agencies must meet when electing the title IV-E prevention and family services and programs

PI-18-07

Public Law 115-123, the Family First Prevention Services Act
July 9, 2018

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction for: 1) changes to the title IV-E plan requirements as a result of the Family First Prevention Services Act that are effective as of January 1, 2018 and later; and 2) delayed effective dates for title IV-B/E plan requirements.

PI-18-06

Additional information and instructions for the Annual Progress and Services Report
May 31, 2018

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance to states, territories, and insular areas (hereafter "states," unless otherwise noted) administering titles IV-B and IV-E of the Act and the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) and to Indian Tribes, Indian Tribal Organizations, or Indian Tribal Consortia (hereafter "tribes" unless otherwise noted) administering titles IV-B and IV-E of the Act of changes in law and funding affecting the information that must be submitted with the Annual Progress and Services Report due June 30, 2018.

PI-17-06

Availability of Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2017 funds under the Community-Based Grants for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect program
April 25, 2017

The purpose of this Program Instruction (PI) is to: (1) set forth the requirements for recipients of Community-Based Grants for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect awards for FFY 2017; and (2) provide guidance and instructions for the preparation and submission of the application.

PI-17-05

Summary of the actions required in completion and submission of (1) the third APSR update to the 2015-2019 CFSP, (2) the CAPTA Update, and (3) the CFS-101, Parts I, II, and III.
April 10, 2017

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance to states, territories, and insular areas (hereafter “states,” unless otherwise noted) on actions they are required to take to receive their allotments for federal fiscal year (FY)1 2018 (subject to the availability of appropriations) authorized under title IV-B, subparts 1 and 2, section 106 of CAPTA, CFCIP and ETV programs.