This report outlines State title IV-E demonstration waivers that allowed flexibility in the use of federal funds for alternative services and supports that promoted safety, permanency, and well-being for children in the child protection and foster care systems.
This report provides evaluation findings from child welfare demonstration projects implemented from the late 1990s through 2019 that promoted innovations in child welfare programs, services, policies, and financing. Program influences in federal child welfare legislation enacted over the past decade also are explored.
As our partners at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continue to work closely with state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, as well as public health partners across the globe to respond to contain COVID-19, we want to inform you that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at HHS continues to provide updates and guidance from medical professionals about how to protect you and those you serve from COVID-19.
This report analyzes the round 3 results from the Child and Family Services Reviews, highlights improvement projects from across the country, and provides recommendations for collaborations between child welfare agencies and the legal and judicial communities.
This report provides the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAPs) for fiscal years 2021 and 2022 as well as relevant per capita income data for tribes expressing interest in operating title IV-E programs.
This Information Memorandum (IM) urges all state and tribal title IV-E agencies, courts, administrative offices of the courts, and Court Improvement Programs to work together to ensure that parents, children and youth, and child welfare agencies, receive high quality legal representation at all stages of child welfare proceedings, and to maximize allowable title IV-E administrative reimbursement for children who are candidates for title IV-E foster care or who are in title IV-E foster care and their parent(s) in foster care legal proceedings.