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Submission for OMB Review; Generic Clearance for Reviewer Recruitment Forms
Document Number: 2023-08700
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) proposes to extend approval of the existing overarching generic clearance for Reviewer Recruitment Forms (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970-0477). No changes are proposed to the terms of the overarching generic.
Elimination of the Tribal Non-Federal Share Requirement
Document Number: 2023-07861
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-04-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
OCSE proposes to eliminate the non-Federal share of program expenditures requirement for Tribal child support enforcement programs including the 90/10 and 80/20 cost sharing rates. Based upon the experiences of and consultations with Tribes and Tribal organizations, we have determined that the non-Federal share requirement limits growth, causes disruptions, and creates instability.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Implementation Plan Guidance for Development and Implementation and Implementation and Expansion Grantees
Document Number: 2023-07845
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) is requesting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program Implementation Plan Guidance for Tribal Home Visiting Development and Implementation Grants (DIG) and Tribal Home Visiting Implementation and Expansion Grants (IEG).
Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Procedures for Requests From Tribal Lead Agencies To Use Child Care and Development Fund Funds for Construction or Major Renovation of Child Care Facilities
Document Number: 2023-07763
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing to collect data for the Procedures for Requests from Tribal Lead Agencies to use Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Funds for Construction or Major Renovation of Child Care Facilities. This information collection was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The Office of Child Care is proposing to reinstate the information collection with changes.
Submission for OMB Review; Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Consumer Education Website and Reports of Serious Injuries and Death
Document Number: 2023-07513
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-11
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Care (OCC), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a 3-year extension of the CCDF Consumer Education website and Reports of Serious Incidents and Death (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #: 0970-0473, expiration date: April 30, 2023). There are no changes requested to the reporting requirements.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Data Reports: Demographic and Service Utilization, Grantee Performance Measures and Quarterly Performance Reports
Document Number: 2023-07462
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a new information collection for the Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Tribal Home Visiting Program Data Reports: Demographic and Service Utilization, Grantee Performance Measures and Quarterly Performance Reports.
Submission for OMB Review; National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center (NHTTAC) Evaluation Package (OMB #0970-0519)
Document Number: 2023-06097
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office on Trafficking of Persons (OTIP), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting renewal with revisions to the instruments previously approved for the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center (NHTTAC) Evaluation Package (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970-0519, expiration 03/31/2023). Items were expanded to include measures related to specific skills, competencies, and knowledge and outcomes at the organizational and community levels, and the annual burden has increased for several forms.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Operation Allies Welcome Afghan Supplement Survey (New Collection)
Document Number: 2023-05980
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-23
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 is proposing to collect data for a new Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) Afghan Supplement Survey.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP)-Extension
Document Number: 2023-05992
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
OPRE and the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) in ACF request an extension to a currently approved information collection of performance measures data for the PREP Program (OMB No. 0970-0497; expiration date: 06/30/2023). The purpose of the request is to (1) continue the ongoing data collection and submission of the performance measures by PREP grantees and (2) eliminate the requirement for grantees to aggregate participant survey data to the program level for submission.
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families; Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2023-05366
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has added a new office, the Office of Family Violence Prevention and Services, to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families and transfers the functions of the Division of Family Violence Prevention and Services to this office. Within the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), it renames the Office of Management Services to the Executive Office. Within the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), it renames the Division for Optimal Adolescent Development to the Division of Positive Youth Development and renames the Division of Evaluation, Data, and Policy to the Division of Data, Performance, and Policy. It also creates an Office of Budget in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Monitoring and Compliance for Office of Refugee Resettlement Care Provider Facilities (Office of Management and Budget #: 0970-0564)
Document Number: 2023-05756
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-21
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 inviting public comments on revisions to an approved information collection. The request will allow the Unaccompanied Children (UC) Program to enhance monitoring efforts at staff secure and long-term group home providers and influx care facilities that are not licensed by the state, as well as continue standard monitoring activities that ensure care provider facilities are in compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations, licensing and accreditation standards, ORR policies and procedures, and child welfare standards.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Refugee Support Services Federal Financial Report (Standard Form-425); Supplemental Data Collection
Document Number: 2023-05666
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) plans to submit a generic information collection (GenIC) request under the umbrella generic: Generic Clearance for Financial Reports used for ACF Mandatory Grant Programs (0970-0510). This request is to include instructions for ORR Refugee Support Services grant recipients to provide supplemental financial information when submitting the already required Federal Financial Report (Standard Form (SF)-425), which is approved under Office of Management and Budget (OMB) number 4040-0014.
Submission for OMB Review; SOAR (Stop, Observe, Ask, Respond) to Health and Wellness Training (SOAR) Demonstration Grant Program Data (NEW COLLECTION)
Document Number: 2023-05706
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-21
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 grant program: SOAR (Stop, Observe, Ask, Respond) to Health and Wellness Training (SOAR) Demonstration Grant Program Data.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Child Abuse and Neglect Database System (Office of Management and Budget #0970-0424)
Document Number: 2023-05453
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Children's Bureau, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), in the United States (U.S.) Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting a three-year extension of the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) collection (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970-0424, expiration August 31, 2023). There are no changes requested to this data collection.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (OMB #0970-0422)
Document Number: 2023-05427
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Children's Bureau, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting a three-year extension of the data information collection for the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) that was implemented as part of the AFCARS final rule published in May 2020 (85 FR 28410). There are no proposed changes to the information collection published as the final rule in May 2020.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; United States Repatriation Program Forms (Office of Management and Budget#: 0970-0474)
Document Number: 2023-05196
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing to collect information to support state planning, training, and exercise activities and training and technical assistance for the United States (U.S.) Repatriation Program through six new forms in addition to the currently approved forms.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Child and Family Services Plan, Annual Progress and Services Report, and Annual Budget Expenses Request and Estimated Expenditures (CFS-101) (0970-0426)
Document Number: 2023-05189
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-14
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 (Child and Family Services (CFS)-101) collection (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970-0426, expiration January 31, 2021). There are minor changes to the CFS-101 form but no changes to the burden hours.
Submission for OMB Review; National Communication System for Runaway and Homeless Youth, Currently Operated by the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) Data Collection (New Collection)
Document Number: 2023-04992
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Family and Youth Services Bureau's (FYSB) Runaway and Homeless Youth Division has a legislative requirement to fund a National Communication System, which is currently operated by the National Runaway Safeline (NRS). The NRS provides information, referral services, crisis intervention, and prevention resources to vulnerable youth at risk of running away and/or becoming homeless and their families or legal guardians at no cost. When necessary, the NRS refers runaway and homeless youth to shelters, counseling, medical assistance, and other vital services. The NRS collects information from all contacts with youth and adults connecting with the NRS (i.e., parents, family members, legal guardians, service providers) on a voluntary basis to inform crisis services and develop an annual report on the information collected during calls, chats, emails, and forum posts from young people who reached out to the NRS's crisis services.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Office of Refugee Resettlement Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program Application and Withdrawal of Application or Declination of Placement Form (OMB #0970-0550)
Document Number: 2023-04987
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is requesting a three-year extension with revisions of the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program Application and Withdrawal of Application or Declination of Placement Form (OMB #0970-0550, expiration 08/31/2023). Proposed revisions include additional instructions, a small number of new questions, dropping a few questions, and rephrasing existing questions.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Generic for Administration for Children and Families Program Monitoring Activities (Office of Management and Budget)
Document Number: 2023-04878
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) intends to request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an extension of approval for an umbrella 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 Generic for ACF Program Monitoring Activities allows ACF program offices to collect standardized information from recipients that receive federal funds to ensure oversight, evaluation, support purposes, and stewardship of federal funds. There are no changes proposed to the terms of the generic. Burden estimates have been updated.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies Project (OMB #0970-0545)
Document Number: 2023-04433
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing an extension to the data collection activities conducted for the Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies (NextGen) Project (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970-0545). The project is rigorously evaluating innovative interventions to promote employment and economic security among low-income individuals with complex challenges. The project includes an experimental impact study, descriptive study, and cost study. This extension will allow additional time to conduct study intake, collect data from NextGen programs and staff, and conduct participant data collections. No changes are proposed to the data collection instruments.
Native American Programs
Document Number: 2023-03994
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-02-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This final rule provides a process for ANA grant recipients to request a waiver for part or all of their non-Federal cost share or match (NFS) during a budget period due to emergency circumstances.
Submission for OMB Review; Administration for Children and Families Program Instruction-Children's Justice Act (OMB #0970-0425)
Document Number: 2023-03318
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-02-16
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 the ACF Program Instruction Children's Justice Act (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970- 0425, expiration 6/30/2023). There are no changes to the Program Instruction.
Separate Licensing Standards for Relative or Kinship Foster Family Homes
Document Number: 2023-03005
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-02-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
ACF is proposing to revise the definition of ``foster family home'' to allow each title IV-E agency to adopt foster family home licensing or approval standards for foster family homes of individuals related to a child by blood, marriage, or adoption and other individuals who have an emotionally significant relationship with the child, including fictive kin, (referred herein as ``relative(s) and kin(ship)'') that differ from non-relative foster family homes agency standards. In this context, a ``non-relative'' foster family home means a home of an unrelated individual who is not kin or fictive kin. This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) would allow a title IV-E agency to claim title IV-E federal financial participation (FFP) for the cost of foster care maintenance payments (FCMP) on behalf of an otherwise eligible child who is placed in a relative or kinship licensed or approved foster family home when the agency uses different licensing or approval standards for relative or kinship foster family homes and non- relative foster family homes. In addition, the NPRM would amend the requirement that title IV-E agencies review the amount of FCMPs to also assure that the agency provides a licensed or approved relative and kinship foster family home the same amount of FCMP that would have been made if the child was placed in a non-related foster family home.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Implementation Plan Guidance for Development and Implementation and Implementation and Expansion Grantees
Document Number: 2023-02543
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-02-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) is requesting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program Implementation Plan Guidance for Tribal Home Visiting Development and Implementation Grants (DIG) and Tribal Home Visiting Implementation and Expansion Grants (IEG).
Submission for OMB Review; Administration for Children and Families Congressionally Directed Community Projects-Universal Project Description
Document Number: 2023-02070
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-02-01
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting approval of the ACF Congressionally Directed Community ProjectsUniversal Project Description (CDCP-UPD). This new information collection is proposed to collect information from recipients of ACF Congressionally Directed funds. Congressional Directive is an authorization act or appropriations act that requires ACF to make an award(s) to a named recipient(s) for a particular program, project, activity, or geographic area(s).
Submission for OMB Review; Generic Program-Specific Performance Progress Report
Document Number: 2023-01762
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This notice describes the proposal to extend data collection under the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Generic Program-Specific Performance Progress Report (PPR) (0970-0490). This overarching generic currently allows ACF program offices to collect performance and progress data from recipients and sub-recipients who receive funding from ACF under a discretionary grant or cooperative agreement. This generic mechanism provides the opportunity for ACF program offices to tailor requests for performance and progress data to specific funding recipients. ACF is proposing to include performance and progress data reporting for mandatory funding recipients in addition to discretionary funding recipients. ACF is also requesting an increase in burden.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Income Withholding for Support Order (OMB No.: 0970-0154)
Document Number: 2023-01130
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-23
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), is requesting the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend approval of the Income Withholding for Support Order (IWO), with minor changes, for an additional 3 years. The current OMB approval expires September 30, 2023.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Tribal Budget and Narrative Justification Template (OMB #: 0970-0548)
Document Number: 2023-01129
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-23
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 renew the collection of expenditure estimate forms for the tribal child support enforcement program through an optional financial reporting form, Tribal Budget and Narrative Justification Template (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #: 0970- 0548; expiration date June 30, 2023). No changes are proposed.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; State Plan Child Support Collection and Establishment of Paternity Title IV-D of the Social Security Act
Document Number: 2023-00764
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-18
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 3-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 (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) # 0970-0017, expiration July 31, 2023). No changes are proposed.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Home-Based Child Care Practices and Experiences Study (New Collection)
Document Number: 2023-00712
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) is proposing a new primary data collection to examine the experiences, strengths, resources, and strategies used by home-based child care providers to serve and support equitable outcomes for children and families. The Home-Based Child Care Practices and Experiences study will explore the experiences of a particular group of home-based child care providers who are legally exempt from state licensing or other state regulations that apply to non-custodial care of children in the provider's own home; these providers are commonly referred to as family, friend, and neighbor providers.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Procedures for Requests From Tribal Lead Agencies To Use Child Care and Development Fund Funds for Construction or Major Renovation of Child Care Facilities
Document Number: 2023-00730
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing to collect data for the Procedures for Requests from Tribal Lead Agencies to use Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Funds for Construction or Major Renovation of Child Care Facilities. This information collection was previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget. The Office of Child Care is proposing to reinstate the information collection with changes.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; 2024 National Survey of Early Care and Education
Document Number: 2023-00728
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing a data collection activity as part of the 2024 National Survey of Early Care and Education to be conducted October 2023 through July 2024. The objective of the 2024 NSECE is to document the nation's use and availability of early care and education (ECE) services, building on the information collected in 2012 and 2019 to describe the ECE landscape in the U.S. The 2024 NSECE will collect information on families with children under age 13 years, on ECE providers that serve families with children from birth to 13 years in the U.S., and on the workforce providing these services.
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Expedited Review and Public Comment: Revisions to Recordkeeping To Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 in Head Start (OMB #: 0970-0583)
Document Number: 2023-00429
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is requesting expedited review from OMB and inviting public comments on revisions to the recordkeeping requirements under Recordkeeping to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 in Head Start (OMB #: 0970-0583). A Final Rule requires grant recipients to update their program policies and procedures to include an evidence-based COVID-19 mitigation policy developed in consultation with their Health Services Advisory Committee.
Submission for OMB Review; OCC Data Collection for Tribal Annual Report (OMB #0970-0430)
Document Number: 2023-00421
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-12
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 ACF-700 Tribal Annual Report (OMB #0970-0430, Expiration date: January 31, 2023. No changes are proposed.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Evaluation of Resources To Support the Identification and Care of Children With Prenatal Substance or Alcohol Exposure in the Child Welfare System (New Collection)
Document Number: 2023-00306
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for an evaluation of a set of resources that are being developed to support the identification and care of children with prenatal substance or alcohol exposure in the child welfare system.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Guidance for Submitting an Annual Report to the Secretary (Office of Management and Budget #0970-0409)
Document Number: 2022-28427
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) is requesting revisions to the Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (Tribal MIECHV) Guidance for Submitting Reports to the Secretary (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970-0409; expiration September 30, 2024). Guidance under this OMB number includes that for an annual report and that for a final report. This request is for review of the final report guidance. There are no changes proposed to the guidance for the annual report.
Submission for OMB Review; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Financial Report, ACF-196T (OMB #0970-0345)
Document Number: 2022-28423
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-30
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 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Financial Report, Form ACF-196T (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970-0345, expiration April 30, 2023). ACF is proposing minor updates to the form to remove a reporting line-item reference that was associated with an expired program expenditure and minor edits to the instructions and formatting to better the presentation of the document.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Child Welfare Study To Enhance Equity With Data (New Collection)
Document Number: 2022-28068
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing a new information collection for the Child Welfare Study to Enhance Equity with Data (CW-SEED). The project aims to understand how and to what extent data are used to explore equity in service delivery and child and family outcomes, to identify barriers or problematic data practices, and to explore efforts by child welfare agencies and their partners to use data to reduce barriers across the continuum of child welfare services.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Tribal Child Support Enforcement Direct Funding Request
Document Number: 2022-28053
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-27
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) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Tribal Child Support Enforcement Direct Funding Requests-45 CFR 309 (Office of Management and Budget (OMB)) #0970-0218, expiration March 31, 2023) with revisions. We are proposing to provide an optional Table of Contents and Cover Sheet for plan pages.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Placement and Transfer of Unaccompanied Children Into Office of Refugee Resettlement Care Provider Facilities (OMB #: 0970-0554)
Document Number: 2022-27908
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-23
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 inviting public comments on revisions to an approved information collection. The request will allow the Unaccompanied Children (UC) Program to ensure that UC are placed in foster homes that meet their individual needs and ensure continuity of services.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Case Studies of Child Care and Development Fund Lead Agencies' Consumer Education Strategies (New Collection)
Document Number: 2022-27808
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-22
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 qualitative data to examine innovative and promising consumer education strategies that Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agencies are using to help families search for and select child care and early education (CCEE). This information collection aims to present an internally valid description of the experiences of up to six, purposively selected case study sites, not to promote statistical generalization to different sites or service populations.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Consumer Education Website and Reports of Serious Injuries and Death
Document Number: 2022-27665
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Care (OCC), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a 3-year extension of the CCDF Consumer Education website and Reports of Serious Incidents and Death (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #: 0970-0473, expiration date: April 30, 2023). There are no changes requested to the reporting requirements.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies Project
Document Number: 2022-27609
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing an extension to the data collection activities conducted for the Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies (NextGen) Project (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970-0545). The project is rigorously evaluating innovative interventions to promote employment and economic security among low-income individuals with complex challenges. The project includes an experimental impact study, descriptive study, and cost study. This extension will allow additional time to conduct study intake, collect data from NextGen programs and staff, and to conduct participant data collections. No changes are proposed to the data collection instruments.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Culture of Continuous Learning Project: Case Study of a Breakthrough Series Collaborative for Improving Child Care and Head Start Quality (New Collection)
Document Number: 2022-27241
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), Administration for Child and Families (ACF) is proposing an information collection activity for the Culture of Continuous Learning Project (CCL). The goal of the project is to assess the feasibility of implementing continuous quality improvement methods in early care and education (ECE) programs and systems to support the use and sustainability of evidence-based practices.
Submission for OMB Review; Provision of Child Support Services in IV-D Cases Under the Hague Child Support Convention
Document Number: 2022-26953
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-13
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), is requesting a three-year extension with proposed revisions to the Hague Child Support Forms (OMB #0970- 0488, expiration February 28, 2023). There are two new forms being incorporated.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Annual Report on State Maintenance-of-Effort (MOE) Programs-ACF-204 (Annual MOE Report) (Office of Management and Budget
Document Number: 2022-26542
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-07
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 ACF-204 (Annual MOE Report; OMB #0970-0248, expiration November 30, 2022). There are no changes requested to this information collection.
Reallotment of Fiscal Year 2021 Funds for the Low Income Home Energy Program-Final
Document Number: 2022-26447
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The ACF, OCS, Division of Energy Assistance (DEA) announces that $323,063 of funds from the fiscal year (FFY) 2021 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) were reallotted to States, Territories, Tribes, and Tribal Organizations that received FFY 2022 direct LIHEAP grants.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Procedural Justice-Informed Alternatives to Contempt Demonstration (OMB #0970-0505)
Document Number: 2022-26328
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-05
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 add additional data collection activities as part of the rigorous evaluation of the Procedural Justice-Informed Alternatives to Contempt (PJAC) Demonstration. The proposed revision to conduct additional data collection is part of a research supplement that builds on the PJAC study to understand the role of bias in child support program enforcement actions.
Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Human Trafficking Youth Prevention Education Demonstration Grant Program Process Evaluation (New Collection)
Document Number: 2022-26224
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-12-02
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), in collaboration with the Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP), is proposing a new data collection activity for the Human Trafficking Youth Prevention Education (HTYPE) Demonstration Grant Program Process Evaluation. The process evaluation will explore whether the program is being implemented as intended, describe the successes and barriers that have been encountered, and highlight the changes that may be needed to support program implementation.
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