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September 2007Vol. 8, No. 8A Guide to Public-Private Contracting

Dollars and Sense: A Guide to Achieving Adoptions Through Public-Private Contracting, a National Adoption Month resource guide from AdoptUsKids, is designed to help State authorities and public child welfare agency personnel seeking information on purchase-of-service contracts. The guide includes sections on purchase-of-service arrangements, guidelines for purchasers, funding and paying for adoption services, purchase-of-service contract development and monitoring, and other related topics. Appendices cover such specifics as private agency information forms and tracking contract outcomes. (PDF - 762 KB)