• February 2010
  • Vol. 11, No. 1

News From the Children's Bureau

Our first issue of the new year brings you the announcement of four new Regional Office directors, the latest national statistics on adoption from foster care, links to the newest resources from the Training & Technical Assistance Network, and more.

  • New HHS Regional Directors Appointed
    On Tuesday, November 17, 2009, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the appointment of four new HHS Regional Directors, who will act as...

  • Children's Bureau Releases New AFCARS Reports
    The Children's Bureau has released two new reports from the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) for fiscal year (FY) 2008. AFCARS reports are based on data submitted by...

  • Home Study Resource for Intercountry Adoption
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has developed some tips for home studies conducted for the purpose of adopting a child...

  • Updates From the T&TA Network
    The Children's Bureau's Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Network continues to produce resources that can help States and Tribes in their work with children and families. Some recent...

  • 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....