Child Welfare Budget and Funding Information Wisconsin counties receive state funding allocations to assist in the operation of their child welfare programs. Also available is information on the major sources of child welfare federal funding. Doing Business with DCF provides information and resources for new and existing DCF contractors and grantees to help them comply with contract requirements. County Child Welfare Allocations for Upcoming, Current, and Previous Calendar Years Calendar Year Child Welfare Allocations Tables These Excel spreadsheets present the initial allocations of the State-County Child Welfare Contract for a calendar year (CY) including Youth Aids and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) programs. County agencies can use these amounts for their budget planning. 2023 2022 2021 2020 Calendar Year Child Welfare Allocations Info Memos These memos provide information pertaining to the State-County Child Welfare Allocations Contract including contract requirements for the specified calendar year (CY) . 2023 2022 2021 2020 Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) The Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) grant focuses on helping families stay together. It seeks to prevent child abuse and neglect and the removal of children from their homes. It supports timely reunification where temporary removal was necessary for children’s safety. The program helps with adoptions for those children who cannot return home. The federal government mandates that the grant award be spent: 20% for family support 20% for family preservation 20% for time limited reunification 20% for adoption 20% for any of the above areas In Wisconsin, the majority of grant funds go to county and tribal human and social service agencies. The funds help county and tribal agencies: Operate preventive family preservation services Community-based family support services for families at risk or in crisis Tribal agencies use PSSF funds to put in place the Tribal Family Services Plan. County agencies use PSSF funds for services in: Family preservation support Time-limited reunification PSSF funds also support the: Post Adoption Resource Center Special Needs Adoption Program Wisconsin Trauma Project For additional information, please contact: PSSF State Coordinator DCFPSSFStateCoordinator@wisconsin.gov Title IV-E Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Program The Title IV-E Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Program provides federal reimbursement to states for the costs of children placed in foster homes or other types of out-of-home care under a court order or voluntary placement agreement.