• April 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 3

News From the Children's Bureau

  • HHS Proposes $2.8 Billion to Promote Child Well-Being in FY 2008
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the President's fiscal year (FY) 2008 budget request for the Department. The nearly $700 billion proposal includes $45.3...

  • "Change a Lifetime" During National Foster Care Month
    Foster parent organizations, child welfare advocates, community groups, and national organizations will mark National Foster Care Month in May by holding events that educate the public about...

  • Advancing Knowledge on the Privatization of Child Welfare Services
    The National Quality Improvement Center on the Privatization of Child Welfare Services (QIC PCW) has moved into Phase II of its 5-year initiative. The QIC PCW is funded by the Children's Bureau to...

  • Design Teams Facilitate Workforce Recruitment and Retention
    A university-based project in New York State aims to improve recruitment and retention of the child welfare workforce through the use of agency design teams. The design teams, which include staff...

  • Children's Bureau Discretionary Grant Announcement
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children's Bureau has made its first discretionary grant announcement for fiscal year 2007. The funding opportunity is for a multifaceted...

  • Updated Bibliography on Cross-System Issues
    The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare recently updated the Annotated Bibliography on Cross-System Issues that identifies the major publications dealing with cross-system issues...

  • State Policies Documents Updated
    Four updated State policies documents are now available on the National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning website: * Foster Home Licensing * Foster...

  • Healthy Marriage Resource Center
    The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center (NHMRC) is an information source and clearinghouse that makes resources available to individuals, couples, educators, policymakers, researchers, and...

  • 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....