DFPS recently released a summary and analysis of the federal Family First Prevention Services Act. The summary highlights and describes key sections of the bill, as well as effective dates, impact and next steps.
The law restructures child welfare funding, particularly Title IV-E and Title IV-B of the Social Security Act that pays for services for children in foster care and other services for families. Read DFPS’s summary and analysis on the DFPS website.
You can also refer to Texas CASA’s summary of the Family First Act for more information.