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Proposed Information Collection Activity; Generic for ACF Program Monitoring Activities (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-14789
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a new generic clearance for information collections related to ACF program office monitoring activities. ACF programs promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. The proposed Generic for ACF Program Monitoring Activities would allow ACF program offices to collect standardized information from recipients that receive federal funds to ensure oversight, evaluation, support purposes, and stewardship of federal funds.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Refugee Data Submission System for Formula Funds Allocations (ORR-5) (OMB #0970-0043)
Document Number: 2020-14674
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to extend approval for data collection using the current Refugee Data Submission System for Formula Funds Allocations (ORR-5) until January 31, 2021, and revise the current form for use after Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. The revised form will collect additional client-level data.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Family Violence Prevention and Services Program (OMB #0970-0280)
Document Number: 2020-14673
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau plans to extend data collection for the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program (OMB #0970-0280; Expiration Date: March 31, 2021). No changes are proposed to the existing information collection.
Submission for OMB Review; Office of Refugee Resettlement Annual Survey of Refugees (OMB #0907-0033)
Document Number: 2020-13941
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks an update to the existing data collection for the Annual Survey of Refugees. The Annual Survey of Refugees is a yearly sample survey of refugee households entering the U.S. in the previous five fiscal years. The requested update is based upon results of a multi-year effort in instrument redesign and field testing. ACF estimates the proposed changes will increase response burden from 30 to 48 minutes per respondent.
Submission for OMB Review; Survey of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) Adopted Youth, Young Adults, and Adoptive Parents (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-13939
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks approval for a one- time study to examine familial outcomes 8 or more years after a child's adoption from the child welfare system. The primary objective of this study is to estimate the prevalence of instability events that occur in families who have adopted children who have exited the foster care system. The second objective is to understand risk and protective factors associated with post adoption instability.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Cost Study of Trauma-Specific Evidence-Based Programs Used in the Regional Partnership Grants Program (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-13935
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Children's Bureau (CB), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new descriptive studythe Cost Study of Trauma-Specific Evidence-Based Programs used in the Regional Partnership Grants (RPG) Program.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being-Third Cohort (NSCAW III) (OMB #0970-0202)
Document Number: 2020-13856
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data on the child welfare workforce as part of the third cohort of children and families for the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW III). Previous and current data collections for NSCAW have been approved by OMB under OMB #0970-0202. This request is for additional data collection.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Identifying and Addressing Human Trafficking in Child Welfare Agencies (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-13779
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing to collect data on child welfare agencies' efforts to identify human trafficking and subsequent service delivery. The goal of the study is to better understand child welfare practice in screening for human trafficking, and the degree to which screening is related to subsequent referrals for, access to, and delivery of specialized services for children identified as trafficking victims or at high-risk of trafficking.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Case Plan Requirement, Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, (OMB #0970-0428)
Document Number: 2020-13684
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a 3-year extension of the information collectionCase Plan Requirement, Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, (OMB #0970-0428, expiration 3/31/2021). ACF is reporting a change to the information collectionthe burden estimates in the previously-approved request were based on the number of children in foster care as the respondent instead of the agency completing the case plan. The burden estimates, therefore, are adjusted accordingly.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Data Reporting for Work Participation (OMB #0970-0338)
Document Number: 2020-13501
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Data Reporting for Work Participation (formerly titled the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 TANF Final Rule; OMB #0970-0338). Information collections include the TANF data verification procedures, the TANF Data Report, the Separate State Program (SSP)Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Data Report, the Caseload Reduction Documentation Process, and the Reasonable Cause/Corrective Compliance Documentation Process. We are proposing to continue these information collections without change.
Submission for OMB Review; National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (OMB #0970-0424)
Document Number: 2020-13402
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting a 3-year extension of the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) collection (OMB #0970-0424, expiration 02/28/2021). There are no changes requested to this data collection.
Submission for OMB Review; Guidance for Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (OMB #0970-0157)
Document Number: 2020-12932
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of form ACF-123: Guidance for Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (OMB #0970-0157, expiration date: 6/30/2020). There are minor clarifying changes requested to the guidance.
Submission for OMB Review; Income Withholding Order/Notice for Support (IWO)
Document Number: 2020-12795
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of the form Income Withholding Order/ Notice for Support (IWO) (OMB #0970-0154, expiration 8/31/2020). This request includes minor revisions to the approved forms.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Administration for Native Americans (ANA) Ongoing Progress Report (OPR) and Objective Work Plan (OWP)
Document Number: 2020-12739
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Administration for Native Americans (ANA) is requesting a revision to the information collection: Ongoing Progress Report (OPR) and the Objective Work Plan (OWP) (OMB #0970-0452). Changes are proposed to reduce the burden on the public by combining ANA's Annual Data Report (OMB #0970-0475) with the OPR.
Announcement of Intent To Award 35 Operating Division (OPDIV)-Initiated Supplements for Grantees Under the Direct Services for Survivors of Torture Program
Document Number: 2020-12564
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
ACF, ORR, Division of Refugee Health announces the intent to award 35 OPDIV-Initiated Supplements in amounts ranging from $23,500 to $95,569 to grantees providing direct services funded through the Services for Survivors of Torture Program. See Table 1 below for more details on the supplement awards.
Child Support
Document Number: 2020-12188
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This rule is intended to eliminate regulations that are outdated or unnecessary and to make technical amendments to the Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement (FEM) final rule, published on December 20, 2016, including to amend the compliance date for review and adjustment of child support orders. The Office of Child Support Enforcement is also making conforming amendments to the regulations as a result of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Generic Clearance for the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) Review and Technical Assistance Process (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-12125
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Children's Bureau (CB), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to establish a generic clearance to collect information to assess regulatory requirements of title IV-E agencies' Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) and ensure that the CCWIS is utilized for purposes consistent with the efficient, economical, and effective administration of the title IV-B and IV-E plans. The information collected is intended to be used for review and technical assistance processes.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2020-11996
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-04
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), is providing notice of a re-established matching program between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and State Public Assistance Agencies (SPAAs) participating in the Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS) Program. The matching program provides the SPAAs with VA compensation and pension data on a periodic basis to use in determining public assistance applicants' and recipients' eligibility for certain public assistance benefits. HHS/ACF/OPRE facilitates the matching program, and the Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) conducts the matches of SPAA and VA data and provides associated support.
Submission for OMB Review; Refugee Support Services (RSS) and RSS Set Aside Sub-Agency List (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-11985
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) seeks approval for a new information collection requesting Refugee Support Services (RSS) grantees and RSS Set Aside grantees to provide the agency name, city, state, phone number, and funding amount for each contracted sub-grantee.
Submission for OMB Review: Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-11628
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-01
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting mandatory formula grant applications and State Plans from states and territories for the development of and implementation for Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program. The Title V State SRAE Funding Opportunity Announcement sets forth the application requirements for the receipt of the following documents from applicants and awardees: Application, State Plan, and Performance Progress Report.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Federal Case Registry (FCR) (OMB #0970-0421)
Document Number: 2020-11578
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Federal Case Registry (FCR). There are no changes to the collection instruments used for the FCR (current Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval expires January 31, 2021).
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Adoption Call to Action Data Collection (New Data Collection)
Document Number: 2020-11362
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new descriptive study, Adoption Call to Action (ACTA) Data Collection.
Submission for OMB Review; Immediate Disaster Case Management Intake Assessment
Document Number: 2020-11312
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Human Services, Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR) is the emergency management office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF). OHSEPR is requesting a 3-year extension of the Immediate Disaster Case Management Intake Assessment tool (OMB #0970-0461). The content of the form has not changed. There is one modification to the proposed use of resulting aggregate data, to include a use to advance research with a goal of developing a Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement process.
Submission for OMB Review; Office of Refugee Resettlement Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program Application and Withdrawal of Application or Declination of Placement Form (Previous OMB #0970-0498)
Document Number: 2020-11307
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is requesting a 3- year extension of the application and Withdrawal of Application or Declination of Placement Form for the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program. Proposed revisions to each instrument are minimal. These forms were previously approved under OMB #0970-0498, expiration 7/31/ 2020. ORR is currently seeking a new OMB number specific to these forms, as they were previously approved as part of another information collection package for ORR's Unaccompanied Alien Children's program.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Center for States Evaluation Ancillary Data Collection (0970-0501)
Document Number: 2020-10906
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the collection of information under the Center for States Evaluation Ancillary Data Collection (OMB #0970- 0501, expiration date 8/31/2020) without changes.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2020-10697
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), is providing notice of a new matching agreement to re-establish the matching program between HHS/ACF/OCSE (hereinafter, ``OCSE'') and state workforce agencies (SWA) administering the Unemployment Compensation benefits program (UC). The matching program compares SWA records with new hire and quarterly wage information maintained in the National Directory of New Hires (NDNH), the outcomes of which help SWAs administer their UC programs.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2020-10694
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), is providing notice of a new matching agreement to re-establish the matching program between HHS/ACF/OCSE (hereinafter, ``OCSE'') and state agencies administering the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The matching program compares state TANF agency records with employment and wage information maintained in the National Directory of New Hires (NDNH), the outcomes of which help state agencies administer their TANF programs.
Tribal Consultation Meetings
Document Number: 2020-10440
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Pursuant to the Head Start Act, notice is hereby given of three 1-day tribal consultation sessions to be held between HHS/ACF OHS leadership and the leadership of tribal governments operating Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The purpose of these consultation sessions is to discuss ways to better meet the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) children and their families, taking into consideration funding allocations, distribution formulas, and other issues affecting the delivery of Head Start services in their geographic locations. Three tribal consultations will be held as part of HHS/ACF or ACF Tribal Consultation Sessions. Please note the planned tribal consultation dates may be impacted by COVID-19 travel restrictions. OHS will consider virtual means of facilitating tribal consultations and/or the postponing of tribal consultations should travel restrictions and group meeting limitations remain in effect.
Submission for OMB Review; 2020 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Administrative Data Matching (OMB #0970-0486)
Document Number: 2020-10230
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Community Services (OCS) is requesting a reinstatement without change for the collection and reporting of administrative household recipient data from state LIHEAP grantees. OMB approved the original collection under #0970-0486. ACF published a Federal Register notice on July 30, 2019 soliciting 60 days of public comment on requiring state grantees to provide household-level recipient data for this effort. ACF received no comments on that notice.
Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System
Document Number: 2020-09817
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This rule finalizes revisions to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) regulations proposed on April 19, 2019. AFCARS regulations require title IV-E agencies to collect and report data to ACF on children in out-of-home care, children who exit out-of-home care to adoption or legal guardianship, and children who are covered by a title IV-E adoption or guardianship assistance agreement.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Information Comparison With Insurance Data (OMB #0970-0342)
Document Number: 2020-09933
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-11
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is requesting a 3-year extension of the currently approved Information Comparison with Insurance Data (OMB #0970-0342; Expires 1/31/2021).
Administration for Native Americans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-09850
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will host a virtual Tribal Consultation to consult on ACF programs and tribal priorities.
Submission for OMB Review; Tribal Budget and Narrative Justification Template (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-09713
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect expenditure estimates for the Tribal Child Support Enforcement Program through an optional financial reporting form, Tribal Budget and Narrative Justification Template. This optional template is designed for tribes operating an approved Tribal Child Support Enforcement Program to use in preparing their annual budget and narrative justification estimates in accordance with the tribal child support enforcement regulations.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Child and Family Services Plan (CFSP), Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR), and Annual Budget Expenses Request and Estimated Expenditures (CFS-101) (0970-0426)
Document Number: 2020-09605
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of the collection of information under the Child and Family Services Plan (CFSP), the Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR), and the Annual Budget Expenses Request and Estimated Expenditures (CFS-101) collection (OMB #0970-0426, expiration 1/31/2021). There are minor changes to the APSR, the burden hours for the APSR, and CFS-101 form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Runaway and Homeless Youth Homeless Management Information System (RHY-HMIS; New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-09458
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-04
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau has a legislative requirement to collect and maintain client statistical records on the numbers and the characteristics of runaway and homeless youth, and youth at risk of family separation, who receive shelter and supportive services through the Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program funding. RHY data collection is integrated with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
Submission for OMB Review; ACF's Generic Clearance for Reviewer Recruitment Forms (OMB #0970-0477)
Document Number: 2020-09354
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-04
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) proposes to revise the existing overarching generic clearance for Grant Reviewer Recruitment (GRR) forms to expand the focus from recruiting just grant reviewers to recruiting expert reviewers in general.
Submission for OMB Review; Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Performance Measures and Adulthood Preparation Subjects (PMAPS) Studies-Data Collection Related to the Performance Measures Study-Revision (OMB #0970-0497)
Document Number: 2020-09189
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
A goal of the Performance Measures and Adulthood Preparation Subjects (PMAPS) studies project is to collect, analyze, and report on performance measures data for the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) programs. The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) and the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) request a revision to a currently approved information collection (OMB No. 0970-0497; expiration date: 04/30/2020). The purpose of the request is to make adaptions to the participant entry and exit surveys, and continue the ongoing data collection of the performance measures from PREP grantees.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment; Proposed Information Collection Activity; Administration and Oversight of the Unaccompanied Alien Children Program
Document Number: 2020-07995
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting expedited review of an information collection request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and inviting public comments on the proposed collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to monitor care provider facility compliance with federal laws and regulations, legal agreements, and ORR policies and procedures; and perform other administrative tasks.
Submission for OMB Review; Intergovernmental Reference Guide (IRG) OMB #0970-0209
Document Number: 2020-07885
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Intergovernmental Reference Guide (IRG) is a centralized and automated repository of state and tribal profiles that contains high-level descriptions of each state and tribal child support enforcement (CSE) program. These profiles provide state, tribal, and foreign country CSE agencies with an effective and efficient method for updating and accessing information needed to process intergovernmental child support cases.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Guidance for Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (OMB #0970-0157)
Document Number: 2020-07819
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of form ACF-123: Guidance for Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (OMB #0970-0157, expiration date: 6/30/2020). There are minor clarifying changes requested to the guidance.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (NAC) Recommendations and State Self-Assessment Survey (NEW)
Document Number: 2020-07554
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new survey, the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (NAC) Recommendations and State Self- Assessment Survey.
Notice for Public Comment on Administration for Native Americans' Program Policies and Procedures Relating to Social and Economic Development Strategies-Growing Organizations
Document Number: 2020-07488
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Pursuant to Section 814 of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (NAPA), as amended, ANA is required to provide members of the public an opportunity to comment on proposed changes in interpretive rules and general statements of policy and to give notice of the proposed changes no less than 30 days before such changes become effective. In accordance with notice requirements of NAPA, ANA herein describes proposed interpretive rules and general statements of policy that relate to ANA's new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, Social and Economic Development Strategies Growing Organizations (SEDS-GO), (HHS-2020-ACF-ANA-NN-1837).
Submission for OMB Review; State Plan Child Support Collection and Establishment of Paternity Title IV-D OCSE-100 and OCSE-21-U4
Document Number: 2020-06869
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-02
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a three-year extension of the forms OCSE- 21-U4: Transmittal and Notice of Approval of State Plan Material for: Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and OCSE-100: State Plan (OMB #0970-0017, expiration 7/31/2020).
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Youth Empowerment Information, Data Collection, and Exploration on Avoidance of Sex (IDEAS) (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-06867
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-02
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), proposes survey data collection activities as part of the Youth Empowerment IDEAS study.
Submission for OMB Review: ACF Program Instruction-Children's Justice Act (OMB #0970-0425)
Document Number: 2020-06525
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Children's Justice Act Program Instruction (OMB #0970-0425, expiration 4/30/2020). There are no changes requested to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Survey of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) Adopted Youth, Young Adults, and Adoptive Parents (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-06491
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks approval for a one- time study to examine familial outcomes 8 or more years after a child's adoption from the child welfare system. The primary objective of this study is to estimate the prevalence of instability events that occur in families who have adopted children who have exited the foster care system. The second objective is to understand risk and protective factors associated with post adoption instability.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-06210
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting mandatory formula grant applications and State Plans from states and territories for the development of and implementation for Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program. The Title V State SRAE Funding Opportunity Announcement sets forth the application requirements for the receipt of the following documents from applicants and awardees: Application, State Plan, and Performance Progress Report.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Immediate Disaster Case Management Intake Assessment (OMB #0970-0461)
Document Number: 2020-06182
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Human Services, Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR) is the emergency management office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF). OHSEPR is requesting a 3-year extension of the Immediate Disaster Case Management Intake Assessment tool (OMB #0970-0461). The content of the form has not changed. There is one modification to the proposed use of resulting aggregate data, to include a use to advance research with a goal of developing a Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement process.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment; Screening Tool for Unaccompanied Alien Children Program Staff and Visitors (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-06244
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting expedited review of an information collection request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and inviting public comments on the proposed collection. The collection involves a risk questionnaire designed to identify potential coronavirus (COVID-19) among staff and visitors to Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) programs to ensure the life and safety of UAC in ORR care.
Administration on Children, Youth and Families; Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2020-05869
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Statement of Organizations, Functions, and Delegations of Authority. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has reorganized the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF). The reorganization has no impact on existing delegations of authority. The reorganization within the ACYF Office of the Commissioner amends the functions of the Office of Management Services and creates the Office of Budget. Within the Children's Bureau (CB), it creates the Division of Performance Measurement and Improvement. It removes the Office of Data Analysis, Research and Evaluation from the Office of the Commissioner and transfers the functions to the Division of Performance Measurement and Improvement. Within the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), it renames the Division of Adolescent Development and Support to the Division for Optimal Adolescent Development and elevates the Runaway Homeless Youth office to the Division of Runaway and Homeless Youth. It also creates the Division of Evaluation, Data and Policy. Lastly, it renames the Division of Family Violence Prevention to the Division of Family Violence Prevention and Services.