Family First

Five Ways to Serve Youth Through the Family First Prevention Services Act

A recent brief from the Center for the Study of Social Policy details five opportunities within the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) of 2018 for states to build a prevention continuum that focuses on healthy adolescent development. The brief also aims … Read More

Family First Prevention Services Act: Implementing the Provisions that Support Kinship Families

The Family First Prevention Services Act (Family First Act) makes historic reforms to the childwelfare system to better support children, families, and kinship caregivers, and promote a kin-firstculture. Many of the reforms have significant implications for connecting children to kinship … Read More

Family First Planning & Readiness Toolkit

The Family First Prevention Services Act is a unique opportunity to implement more prevention-oriented and family-centered child welfare systems. The tools in this kit align with the first phase of Family First Implementation: planning and readiness. These Chapin Hall tools … Read More