Washington Family First Website

The Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) embraces Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) implementation as an opportunity to expand the choices and support we provide to... (Read more)

Published Jun 29, 2021

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GrandFacts: State Fact Sheets for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Grandchildren

Generations United has released fully updated versions of GrandFacts: State Fact Sheets for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children. These fact sheets for kinship caregivers include state-specific data and programs,... (Read more)

Published Jun 23, 2021

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Family First Evidence-Based Practices Exploration and Cost Tool

Chapin Hall has released the Family First Evidence-Based Practices Exploration and Cost Tool, which is designed to help jurisdictions select evidence-based programs or practices for their Family First prevention plan... (Read more)

Published Jun 23, 2021

Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse Reporting Guide for Study Authors

The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation within the Administration for Children & Families has released the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse Reporting Guide for Study Authors. This guide details... (Read more)

Published Jun 23, 2021

Family Voices on Mental and Behavioral Health Supports

In April 2021, Family Voices United asked caregivers, parents, and youth, “Sometimes a parent's mental or behavioral health (including addiction) leads to a child entering foster care. What specific type... (Read more)

Published Jun 23, 2021

National Reunification Month: Remembrance, Recognition, and Respect by Associate Commissioner Aysha E.Schomburg

To honor June as National Reunification Month, Associate Commissioner Aysha E. Schomburg of the Children's Bureau wrote an article to celebrate families coming together, and reflected on the history of... (Read more)

Published Jun 23, 2021

Keeping Families Strong and Together: Prevention Strategies in Child Welfare

CA Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership In this issue of insights provides a framework for prevention and family strengthening strategies guided by data on disparities in child welfare involvement, including innovative... (Read more)

Published May 14, 2021

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Older Youth Pandemic Relief: Housing Assistance for Youth with Experience in Foster Care During the Pandemic and Recovery

On May 12th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a webinar with the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare focused on states and jurisdictions, and tribes can maximize... (Read more)

Published May 12, 2021

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Older Youth Pandemic Relief: Older Youth Pandemic Relief: National Youth Awareness Campaign

On May 5th, 2021, FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center hosted a webinar with Think of Us focusing on the National Youth Awareness Campaign for child welfare organizations, local and state... (Read more)

Published May 5, 2021

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ACYF-CB-PI-21-07

The Children’s Bureau released a new Program Instruction (ACYF-CB-PI-21-07) meant to provide guidance to agencies administering CBCAP and the CAPTA State Grants on the supplemental funding provided under the American... (Read more)

Published May 5, 2021