The purpose of this Information Memorandum (IM) is to demonstrate that family and youth voice are critical to a well-functioning child welfare system and to strongly encourage all public child welfare agencies, dependency courts, and Court Improvement Programs to work together to ensure that family and youth voice are central in child welfare program planning and improvement efforts.
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)
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
This program instruction provides instructions on how title IV-E agencies may participate in this new title IV-E Kinship Navigator Program.
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
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.
This Information Memorandum (IM) encourages all child welfare agencies, courts, administrative offices of the courts, and Court Improvement Programs to work together to ensure parents, children and youth, and child welfare agencies, receive high quality legal representation at all stages of child welfare proceedings.
This letter from the Administration on Children, Youth and Families provides guidance to child welfare leaders about recent and upcoming policies regarding educational stability for children in foster care.
U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS) provided this joint guidance as a key tool for educational and child welfare agencies to use as they embark on establishing new partnerships and implementing the new provisions of the law.