Family First Prevention Services Act

The Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018 was signed into law in February 2018 (P.L. 115-123). This law provides opportunities for states and tribes to better serve children and families by preventing the need for foster care and supporting better outcomes for children in care. Explore these resources to learn more.

External resources

This collaborative site is a resource database compiled by partner organizations, including Casey Family Programs, and administered by FosterClub.

Casey Family Programs resources

Evidence Based Prevention Catalog

This catalog provides information about interventions that have been rated by the FFPSA Prevention Clearinghouse or approved through the ACF Technical Review process; interventions that were reviewed but had insufficient evidence for review; and interventions that states plan to include or have included in their approved FFPSA plan.

Questions from the field

These Casey Family Programs publications provide information about relevant practices, approaches and research that are related to issues addressed by the Family First Prevention Services Act.

Editor's note: This page, originally published December 17, 2019, was updated on March 2, 2023, to remove outdated material and reflect newer resources and information.