DCYF' Family First Prevention Plan approved

The federal Children’s Bureau approved the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) Family First Prevention Plan Thursday. Washington becomes the eighth state in the nation to have their plan approved.

Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) provides states the option to use Title IV-E funds for prevention services for eligible children at risk of foster care placement and their families, based on a federally approved Prevention Services Plan.