New Family First News!
The Family First Act has complex impacts on multiple programs and funding streams, which has made the roll-out slower than expected at all levels. This fall two major steps were employed nation-wide and include: 

  • In September the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse announced it had completed its review of 12 programs and services. This review was a crucial step for state planning, as programs must be approved to be eligible for federal reimbursement. The Center’s Clearinghouse policy brief describes the services.