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This document provides the 2019 report compiling data from state and tribal title IV-E agencies’ reported Adoption Savings, as well as background information on Adoption Savings requirements.

This report describes the results of the secondary review of Georgia’s Title IV-E foster care program.

This document is supplementary material to the primary review of Ohio's Title IV-E foster care program.

This webpage provides information to states planning their NYTD Review on why and how a state should involve young people in their NYTD Review process. It discusses ways a state can support young people including providing resources, ideas on how to prepare them, debriefing, networking opportunities, and compensation ideas to incentivize participation. There is also a checklist with recommended timelines to assist states in when they should engage state young people. The checklist references specific section within the Guide to the NYTD Review.

NYTD Report to Congress

February 18, 2020

Provides information on foster care experiences and outcomes reported by youth completing the NYTD survey in federal fiscal years 2014, 2016, and 2018

This report describes the results of the subsequent primary review of Pennsylvania’s Title IV-E foster care program.

This brief presents the latest findings from NYTD surveys completed by youth in NYTD Cohort 2 at ages 17, 19, and 21 (in FY 19).

Diligent Recruitment of Families for Children in the Foster Care System: Challenges and Recommendations for Policy and Practice describes how child welfare agencies can improve diligent recruitment practices and services for resource families. It is based on grantee final reports and published research and presents activities undertaken by grantees, lessons learned, and suggestions for improvement.

This report presents findings from the supplemental outcomes report for the National Study of the Title IV-E Child Welfare Demonstration, which examined jurisdictions’ collective experience implementing their demonstrations and operating with increased fiscal flexibility.

AFCARS Report #26

October 24, 2019

This report provides preliminary estimates of Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) data for FY 2018. As states are permitted to resubmit AFCARS data, the estimates may change over time. This report reflects all AFCARS data received as of August 22, 2019 related to AFCARS reporting periods through September 30, 2018.