The Children’s Bureau has today released guidance to states, territories, and tribes on how to apply for new federal funding for evaluating kinship navigator programs.
Family First provides matching funds for evidence-based navigator programs, but so far none of the existing programs has met the law’s evidence standards.
So far, the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse has reviewed the following three programs:
- Children’s Home Society of New Jersey Kinship Navigator Model
- Kinship Interdisciplinary Navigation Technologically-Advanced Model (KIN-Tech)
- Ohio’s Kinship Supports Intervention/Protect OHIO