The following programs were funded through Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants and visited by Children's Bureau contract staff members during the funding period. Click on the project title to view a report from the site visit and find more information about the project.
Title of Funding Opportunity Announcement: Family Connection Grants: Using Family Group Decision-Making to Build Protective Factors for Children and Families
Purpose: To test the effectiveness of Family Group Decision-Making (FGDM) as a family-centered service approach that helps prevent children and youth from entering or reentering foster care, thereby reducing the time that these children and families are involved with the child welfare system. For a copy of the funding opportunity announcement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 1.800.934.3366.
- Homes for Black Children: Nurturing the Resiliency in Wayne County Families: Rethinking the Family Decision-Making Model as Community-Centered Child and Family Work (PDF - 242 KB)
- The Children's Home Society of New Jersey Kinship Connections Program (PDF - 186 KB)
- YMCA Families United Family Group Conferencing Program (PDF - 196 KB)
- Family Group Decision-Making: Engaging, Encouraging, and Empowering Families to Succeed (FGDM-EEE) (PDF - 215 KB)