• February 2015
  • Vol. 16, No. 1

News From the Children's Bureau

We highlight President Obama's reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Block Grant, a report that reviews research on home-visiting programs, and new funding opportunities for Tribal title IV-E Plan Development and Family Group Decision-Making programs. We also introduce Child Welfare Information Gateway's enhanced website.

  • Associate Commissioner's Page
    The following is the monthly message from JooYeun Chang, the Associate Commissioner of the Children's Bureau. Each message focuses on the current Children's Bureau Express (CBX) Spotlight theme...

  • A New Look for Child Welfare Information Gateway
    Child Welfare Information Gateway, the Children's Bureau's information service, recently launched an enhanced website (https://www.childwelfare.gov) featuring a clean design, easy-to-use...

  • Child Maltreatment 2013 Report Released
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released Child Maltreatment 2013. This is the 24th in a series of reports designed to provide State-level data from the National Child Abuse...

  • Funding Opportunity Announcements
    In December 2014, the Administration on Children, Youth and Families announced new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). * Standing Announcement for Tribal Title IV-E Plan Development...

  • Historic Child Care Program Reauthorization
    In November 2014, President Obama signed the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 into law, reauthorizing the child care program for the first time since 1996. The Office of...

  • Effectiveness of Home-Visiting Programs
    The U.S Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) published a report that reviews research on home-visiting programs to determine programs'...

  • CB 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. ...