Issue Brief 19-05
January 31, 2019

In fiscal year (FY) 2019, Congress provided a $20 million set-aside within Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) to support kinship navigator programs. These programs link relative caregivers to services and supports that help to meet their needs as well as the needs of children they are raising. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) recently released guidance and estimated state allotments. States must apply by March 15.