Family First Prevention Services Act

The U.S. Congress passed the the Family First Prevention Services Act in February 2018. This law restructures the child welfare funding that the Department of Family and Protective Services uses to pay for services for children in foster care and other services for families. 

Casey Foundation Report

The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) is new federal legislation that will change the way foster care services are provided in the United States.  This PowerPoint presentation provides some information on how it is expected to change the way Texas administers foster care on a day to day basis.   Casey Foundation Powerpoint on Family First from 8/2018

Generations United

A brief summary of the Family First Act detailing the implications for Grandfamilies can be found by clicking here

CWLA Report on Family First Act

Child Welfare League of America Report

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