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PI-14-05

April 23, 2014

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance on a new review instrument for state and tribal automated child welfare information systems (S/TACWIS). State and tribes are asked to reach out to your Division of State Systems (DSS) federal analyst to obtain the SRI.

ACF-OA-PI-13-01

June 11, 2013

This Program Instruction (PI) provides information for states and tribes who request FFP for costs associated with an automated data processing project covering one or more of the human services programs established by the Social Security Act. This addresses the use of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software applications by these agencies, including purchased, leased and hosted proprietary software products and software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications.

PI-13-03

April 10, 2013

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction to Tribes on the June 30, 2013 Submission of the Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR) required under Title IV-B of the Social Security Act (the Act) for the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services and Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) Programs, and the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP), including the Education and Training Vouchers (ETV) program; submission of the CFS-101, Part I, Annual Budget Request; Part II, Annual Summary of Child and Family Services; and Part III, Annual Expenditures for Title IV-B, Subparts 1 and 2.

PI-12-07

May 8, 2012

This Program Instruction (PI) provides guidance on the Annual Credit Report required by the Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act (Public Law (P.L.) 112-34).

IM-12-04

April 17, 2012

This Information Memorandum (IM) provides information on Promoting Social and Emotional Well-Being for Children and Youth Receiving Child Welfare Services.

PI-12-06

April 11, 2012

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction to Tribes on the June 30, 2012 Submission of the Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR) required under Title IV-B of the Social Security Act (the Act) for the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services and Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) Programs, and the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP), including the Education and Training Vouchers (ETV) program; submission of the CFS-101, Part I, Annual Budget Request; Part II, Annual Summary of Child and Family Services; and Part III, Annual Expenditures for Title IV-B, Subparts 1 and 2.

IM-12-03

April 11, 2012

This Information Memorandum (IM) provides information on Promoting the Safe, Appropriate, and Effective Use of Psychotropic Medication for Children in Foster Care.

IM-12-01

January 6, 2012

This Information Memorandum (IM) provides information on the Interim Final Rule for Title IV-E of the Social Security Act including provisions and technical amendments necessary to implement a Tribal Title IV-E program.

IM-11-05

September 30, 2011

This Information Memorandum (IM) provides notice of the Issuance of Final Federal Register Notice on Calculation of Annual Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) Rates for Indian Tribes for Use in the Title IV-E Foster Care, Adoption Assistance, and Kinship Guardianship Assistance Programs.

PI-11-04

March 23, 2011

This Program Instruction (PI) provides instruction to Tribes on the June 30, 2011 Submission of the Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR) required under Title IV-B of the Social Security Act (the Act) for the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services and Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) Programs, and the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program (CFCIP), including the Education and Training Vouchers (ETV) program; submission of the CFS-101, Part I, Annual Budget Request; Part II, Annual Summary of Child and Family Services; and Part III, Annual Expenditures for Title IV-B, Subparts 1 and 2.