Policy and Research Briefs

Family First Prevention Services Act

The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) was signed into law on February 9, 2018FFPSA seeks to prevent children from entering foster care by allowing federal reimbursement for services such as mental health services, substance use treatment, and in-home parenting skill training.

Zero to Five

Zero to Five is a multi-year strategic initiative focused on building resiliency for Montana’s youngest children. Launched in 2018 with seed funding from the Headwaters Foundation, Zero to Five is a community-led effort made up of local collaboratives and a central program office working together to improve the lives of children and their families.

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