Detailed Summary of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoption Act
Short Summary of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoption Act
Text of Fostering Connections Law
Fostering Connections Toolkit
This toolkit includes several resources designed to assist states that are still considering
whether to apply for GAP funding and how to make the case for the
Frequently Asked Questions on the Provisions Designed to Impact Youth and Young Adults
ACYF Childrens Bureau Program Instruction on Fostering Connections issued (July 9, 2010)
Fostering Connections 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.
The National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators (NAPCWA)
The Fostering Connections Act Implementation Reports
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
State Plans, Policies and Laws for States Implementing Federal GAP collected by the National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections
Collected by the National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections
at the Hunter College School of Social Work.
Family Connection Grantee Project Abstracts
Help for Children Raised by Grandparents and Other Relatives: Q & A About the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008
Relative Foster Care Licensing Waivers in the States: Policies and Possibilities
Policies and possibilities in each state related to relative foster care
licensing and waivers.
To 10 Tips for Caregivers
Tips for Relative Caregivers to Implement Fostering Connections to Success and
Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008.
Pursuing Permanence for Children in Foster Care: Issues and Options for Establishing a Federal Guardianship Assistance Program in New York State
Examines kinship care in New York and other states, as well as the history of
subsidized guardianship and its fiscal impact from University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill, School of Social Work (2010).
Sample memo of Fostering Connections compliance - Indiana
Kin GAP (Guardianship Assistance Program) Toolkit