Department of Health and Family Services
Division of Children and Family Services
DCFS Memo Series 2000-14 /ACTION
October 13, 2000

Re:    CY 2001 IV-E AND

To: Area Administrators/Assistant Area Administrators
Bureau Directors
County Departments of Community Programs Directors
County Departments of Developmental Disabilities
      Services Directors
County Departments of Human Services Directors
County Departments of Social Services Directors
Licensing Chiefs/Section Chiefs
Tribal Chairpersons/Human Services Facilitators
From: Susan N. Dreyfus

This memo issues the CY 2001 local plan guidelines for services and projects funded under the Title IV-E Incentive (IV-E) program and the Safe and Stable Families (SSF) program -- formerly the Family Preservation and Support program. CY 2001 plans must be submitted by local agencies no later than Friday, December 15, 2000.

The CY 2001 plan guidelines are designed to allow counties, at local discretion, to submit either a combined IV-E and SSF plan or separate IV-E and SSF plans. The same plan guidelines apply to both programs, although certain provisions in the plan guidelines are applicable to only one program or the other. Local agencies are encouraged to coordinate their local planning for the two programs and use similar outcome measures for both funding sources.

The attached plan instructions explain the requirements for plan submission and the attached plan document includes the format for local plans. The plan instructions and plan document can be found on the DHFS web site at under DCFS numbered memos and local agencies are encouraged to download the plan document format to write their local plans.

REGIONAL OFFICE CONTACT:       Area Administrator


IV-E Program:

Mark Mitchell
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53708-8916
Phone: (608) 266-2860
FAX: 608-264-6750
SSF Program:

Kathy Thomas
P.O. Box 8916
Madison, WI 53708-8916
Phone: (608) 267-7181
FAX: 608-264-9832


Instructions for CY 2001 plan  (WORD)  (PDF)

Funding Allocations for Safe and Stable Families  (PDF)

Allocation Data for IV-E  Incentive Funds Distribution   (PDF)

CY 2001 plan document  (WORD)   (PDF)

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