April 2015Vol. 16, No. 3CB Website Updates
The Children's Bureau website carries information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, Federal reporting, and much more.
Recent additions to the site include:
- ACF/HUD Letter to Support Collaboration to Prevent and End Homelessness – A joint letter by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families (ACF) regarding services to support children and families facing housing instability and homelessness: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/resource/acf-hud-announce-prevent-end-homelessness
- IM-15-01 – An Information Memorandum (IM) informing State and Tribal title IV-E agencies about the publication of the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) and where to submit comments: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/resource/im1501
- IM-15-02 – An IM emphasizing the importance of child welfare agencies assessing and providing appropriate services to families with a child in foster care or involved with a child welfare agency whose parent(s) and legal guardians may be at risk of, or are, being detained or deported: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/resource/im-15-02
- Building the Evidence for Family Group Decision-Making in Child Welfare HHS-2015-ACF-ACYF-CF-1008 – A funding opportunity announcement (FOA) soliciting proposals for 36-month demonstration projects: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/index.cfm?switch=foa&fon=HHS-2015-ACF-ACYF-CF-1008
Visit the Children's Bureau website often to see what's new at http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb.