Screenshot of Press Release for DC Family First Act Prevention Plan Approved

On October 30th, Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner of the Children’s Bureau, joined Brenda Donald, Director of the District of Columbia (DC) Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) to announce the approval of DC’s federal Family First Title IV-E Prevention Program Five-Year Plan: “Putting Families First in DC” (Family First Prevention Plan).

The District of Columbia was the first jurisdiction in the country to submit its plan to the Children’s Bureau, an office of the Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services. The Family First Prevention Plan lays out how DC will implement the federal Family First Prevention Services Act, which expands prevention services to help stabilize and strengthen families.