Fostering Connections Resource Center

Here you will find state and national tools, analyses and research related specifically to the Training provisions of the new Fostering Connections law. If you know of any resources that do not appear in our library, please send us an email at with the suggested resource, author and website URL for consideration.


  • Ohio Adoption Guide
    Guide to adoptions in Ohio

National Resources


  • Children's Bureau Child Welfare Policy Manual: Title IV-E Training
    The Child Welfare Policy Manual includes several new Q & A regarding the new training opportunities provided by the Fostering Connections Act.
  • WEBINAR: Designing Foster Care to 21
    A powerpoint presentation from the Feb 8, 2010 webinar on how to design foster care to age 21 hosted by the Fostering Connections Resource Center in conjunction with The Finance Project and the National Foster Care Coalition.
  • Title IV-E Plan Pre-print
    The attached pre-print from the Children's Bureau incorporates the statutory provisions of P.L. 110-351 that are effective through FY 2010