Title IV-B &
Title IV-E

Title IV of the Social Security Act provides federal funding for child welfare programs. Learn more about these two specific options.

Title IV-B Funding Overview

Title IV-B ties well with tribal family engagement practices. Designed around prevention and early intervention, the two subparts of 
Title IV-B aim to:

  1. keep families together by supporting preventive intervention, alternative placements, and reunification efforts; and
  2. address family support, family preservation, time-limited family reunification, and adoption

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Title IV-B Subparts

Title IV-B Subpart 1 Program Purpose
Funds under this program may be used for:

  1. protecting and promoting the welfare of all children;
  2. preventing the neglect, abuse, or exploitation of children;
  3. supporting at-risk families through services which allow children, where appropriate, to remain safely with their families or return to their families in a timely manner;
  4. promoting the safety, permanence, and well-being of children in foster care and adoptive families; and
  5. providing training, professional development and support to ensure a well-qualified child welfare workforce.

 

Title IV-B Subpart 2 Program Purpose
Funds under this program may be used to support services in the following four areas:

  1. Family Preservation,
  2. Family Support,
  3. Family Reunification, and
  4. Adoption Promotion and Support Services

 

 

 

FeatureD Tools

capturing IV-B Data with Excel

Videos

INTRODUCTION

Basic Excel Skills: Beginner Refresher

Basic Excel Skills: INTERMEDIATE Refresher

Building an Intake Spreadsheet

USING DROP-DOWN LISTS FOR DATA ENTRY

INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL FORMULAS

BASIC EXCEL FORMULAS FOR REPORTING

USING FORMULAS: BEYOND REPORTING

DISPLAYING DATA WITH EXCEL CHARTS

NEXT STEPS FOR USING DATA

NEXT STEPS FOR BUILDING DATA CAPACITY

GUIDES

iNTRODUCTION

nAVIGATING eXCEL

eXCEL bASICS

INTERMEDIATE SKILLS

BUILDING YOUR INTAKE SPREADSHEET

DROP-DOWN LIST REFERENCE GUIDE

BASIC GUIDE TO EXCEL FORMULAS

FORMULAS FOR COUNTING KIDS

DISPLAYING DATA WITH EXCEL CHARTS

Title IV-E

Title IV-E provides partial reimbursement to federally recognized tribes for the care of eligible children based on claims that primarily include foster care, adoption assistance, and guardianship assistance.

Guide for Tribal Governments and Leaders: Considerations and Lessons Learned

There’s a lot to think about when exploring whether or not accessing Title IV-E funds is right for a tribe. Tribal Governments and Leaders play a unique role in this exploration and may benefit from learning from others who have taken this journey before.

Title IV-E Options for Tribes

View the presentation given at the “Pathways to Title IV-E Meeting” on
October 23-24, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  

Resources That Support The Child & Family Services Plan Program Instructions

View this resource that includes publications and tools produced by or on behalf of the Children’s Bureau which are intended to support the Tribal Child and Family Services Plan (CFSP) Program
Instruction.

Contact the children’s bureau for additional support and guidance

 

The Children's Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, funds the Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Tribes.

Stay Connected!

Email: info@cbc4tribes.org
Phone: 1-800-871-8702