Family First Prevention Services Act

United States Capitol Building in Washington DC USA

The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) is the most sweeping federal legislation to impact child welfare funding in over 30 years. The Act, which passed in February 2018, allows states to use existing child welfare federal funds in new ways. It also contains several provisions aimed at improving outcomes for children and families receiving child welfare services. This article

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Update on Rylan’s Law – The Family and Child Protection and Accountability Act
Improving North Carolina’s Child Welfare System

House Bill 630 (S.L. 2017-41), the Family and Child Protection and Accountability Act, is strengthening North Carolina’s social services and child welfare systems. Known as Rylan’s Law, the bill calls for the reformation of North Carolina’s child welfare and social services systems to improve child safety and increase transparency and accountability. Major changes include North Carolina Division of Social Services

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New legislation will improve North Carolina’s child welfare system
Overview of the Family and Child Protection and Accountability Act

Governor Roy Cooper signed House Bill 630 into legislation (S.L. 2017-41) on June 21, 2017, strengthening North Carolina’s social service system. Known as Rylan’s Law, the Family and Child Protection and Accountability Act will serve as the foundation for changes in how the North Carolina Division of Social Services (NC DSS) and the 100 county department of social services offices

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