Child Welfare Information Gateway is an information service of the Children’s Bureau, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families. The Children’s Bureau partners with Federal, State, Tribal and local agencies to improve the overall health and well-being of children and families. In this section, find key Children’s Bureau resources, including information on Federal funding for child welfare programs, discretionary grants, and the User Manual publication series.
Children's Bureau Funding
Provides information on Federal funding opportunities for child welfare activities.
Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative
Helps public child welfare agencies, Tribes, and courts enhance and mobilize its assets to build capacity. The Collaborative is a partnership among three centers—the Center for States, Center for Tribes, and Center for Courts.
Discretionary Grants Library
Offers information related to specific Children's Bureau grant projects through a search tool.
Children's Bureau Discretionary Grant Toolkit
Provides information to discretionary grantees to help them implement their projects. It includes information on a variety of topics, including grants management, reporting, evaluation, sustainability, and more.
Discretionary Grant Outcomes and Lessons Learned
Describes clusters of grants funded under a single funding opportunity announcement. This section includes site visit reports and brief syntheses to document knowledge gained through the projects.
User Manual Series
Provides guidance on child protection for professionals in child welfare and related fields as produced by the Office on Child Abuse and Neglect within the Children's Bureau.