Fostering Connections General Resources

Detailed Summary of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoption Act AND

Short Summary of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoption Act

Summaries of the law prepared by several national nonprofits, including Generations United and the ABA Center on Children and the Law.

 

Fostering Connections Act Implementation Reports

This historical document, by the Children's Bureau, provides guidance on the Fostering Connections Act.

 

Fostering Connections Act Resources by National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections
Provides resources and information related to the Fostering Connections and Increasing Adoptions Act related to Kinship/Guardianship.

 

Frequently Asked Questions on the Provisions Designed to Impact Youth and Young Adults

A publication by the National Foster Care Coalition.

 

Judicial Guide to Implementing Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008

A guide developed by the ABA Center on Children and the Law, NCJFCJ, and NCSC.
 

Program Instruction on Fostering Connections issued (July 9, 2010)
historical guidance from the Children's Bureau on the implementation of the Fostering Connection Act.  

 

Text of Fostering Connections Law

 

Fostering Connections Kinship Resources
 
 

Making it Work: Using the Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP) to Close the Permanency Gap for Children in Foster Care

Examines the benefits of Title IV-E GAP and best practices in states implementing GAP (2012) AND

The Title IV-E Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP): An Update on Implementation and Moving GAP Forward
Follow up to the Making it Work Report (2015).

 
 

See resources also under Subsidized Guardianship and Notification of Relatives