Regulatory reviews of Title IV-E Foster Care Programs conducted by teams of Federal, State, and peer reviewers focus on determining whether children in foster care meet the Federal eligibility requirements for foster care maintenance payments. States use the reviews to create and act on Program Improvement Plans to improve their performance. The resources below provide information and guidance on the process of completing those reviews.
Information Memorandum 07-09 Title IV-E Adoption Assistance State Self-Assessment Tool
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children's Bureau (2007)
Provides States with a self-assessment tool to for voluntarily reviewing their title IV-E adoption assistance programs.
Pathways to Tribal Title IV-E: Tribal Title IV-E Options
Capacity Building Center for Tribes (2017)
Provides information on the funding requirements to assist Tribes in determining if they should apply for direct title IV-E funds or pursue a Tribal-State agreement.