• June 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 5

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants Available
    Several separate Children's Bureau funding announcements will be published this year, rather than one consolidated announcement. The first discretionary grant announcement, released on May 4,...

  • Medicare Prescription Drug Benefits Coming Soon
    On December 8, 2003, President George W. Bush signed into law the Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-173). Among other provisions, this law offers...

  • Family Assessment Guidelines for Child Welfare
    New guidelines are now available on the Children's Bureau website to help State and Tribal agencies conduct comprehensive family assessments for families involved with the child welfare system....

  • Ensuring Educational Rights for California's Foster Youth
    The National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues (NRCLJI) has collaborated with a number of other national and California-based legal and youth organizations to develop...

  • Conference on Substance-Exposed Newborns
    The National Abandoned Infants Assistance (AIA) Resource Center, together with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Children's Bureau and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

  • Substance Abuse Guide for Child Welfare Workers
    To help child welfare workers recognize the impact of substance abuse on families, the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare has released a new publication, "Understanding Substance...