- November 2009
- Vol. 10, No. 9
New! On the Children's Bureau Site
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. The "New on Site" section includes grant announcements, policy announcements, agency information, and recently released publications.
Recent additions to the site include:
- Information Memorandum ACYF-CB-IM-09-03, which informs States of the procedures for determining the Adoption Incentive grant amounts and the schedule of payments to be used by ACF in awarding the Adoption Incentive funds to States (www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/laws_policies/policy/im/2009/im0903.htm)
- Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: A Call To Action, a publication by Region IV about local communities' experiences with grandparents raising grandchildren, available in English (www.acf.hhs.gov/opa/doc/grandparents.pdf) and Spanish (www.acf.hhs.gov/opa/doc/grandparents_spanish.pdf)
- Adoption Excellence Awards Ceremony Photos, for the year 2009, now available for viewing and downloading (www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/current_initiatives/aeawards09_photos.htm)
Visit the Children's Bureau website often to see what's new!