The following programs were funded through Children's Bureau Discretionary Grants and visited by Children's Bureau contract staff members during the funding period.
Title of Program Announcement: Collaboration Between TANF and Child Welfare to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes
Purpose: To fund projects that demonstrate models of effective collaboration between public assistance (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)) and child welfare agencies that will improve outcomes for children and youth who are in, or are at risk of entering, the child welfare system. For a copy of the funding opportunity announcement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org 1-800-394-3366.
Funding Period: September 30, 2006 – September 29, 2011
- Louisiana Kinship Integrated Service System (LA KISS)
- Jeffco Community Connection
- Next Steps Program of Rockland County, New York
- The California Linkages Project
- CITC Program: Collaboration Between TANF and Child Welfare to Improve Child Welfare Program Outcomes
Webinar: Collaboration Between TANF and Child Welfare to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes. On Thursday, March 27, 2014, the Children's Bureau (CB) hosted a webinar featuring four former TANF/Child Welfare collaboration grantees:
- California Department of Social Services, Sacramento, CA, presenter: Danna Fabella, M.S.W., Senior Project Consultant, Child and Family Policy Institute of California
- Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc., Anchorage, AK, presenter: Cristy Willer, M.A., Senior Planning Director for Cook Inlet Tribal Council
- Jefferson County Human Services, Golden, CO, presenter: Natalie Williams, M.P.A., Jefferson County Human Services, Strategic Planning Organizational Development Manager
- Louisiana Department of Children and Families, Baton Rouge, LA, presenter: Tara DeJohn, Ph.D., M.S.W., Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Little Rock School of Social Work
TANF-Child Welfare Collaboration Resources List (PDF - 72 KB)