Keeping adoptions and foster care close to home


On March 29, officials from the Administration for Children and Family and the Department of Health and Human Services convened with me and other leaders from the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe to celerate a momentous achievement. PGST has become the first Tribe in the nation to receive federal approval to run its own Title IV-E program governing guardianship assistance, foster care, and adoption assistance. PGST now manages all social services under Title IV of the Social Security Act, including Child Welfare, Child Support, Child Care, and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families...

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Sullivan, Jeremy. "Keeping adoptions and foster care close to home." Kingston Community News. March 30, 2012. (, accessed April 2, 2012).