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Indiana Department of Child Services

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DCS has received the following federal grants:


Breakthrough Series Collaborative sponsored by American Humane Association (BSC)

Location: Lake County, Gary, Indiana

Timeframe:April 2008-October 2009

Focus: Safety and Risk Assessments


Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA)

Location: Entire State

Timeframe: Annual disbursement since 2006 pending annual report and progress (Approx $550,000)

Focus: Citizen Review Panels, Hearings and Appeals, CASA program, etc.


Children’s Justice Act (CJA)

Location: Entire State

Timeframe: Annual disbursement since 2007 pending annual report and progress (Approx $370,000)

Focus: Forensic interviewing, medical consultation, support and expansion of CAC’s, etc.

RFI has been released and 10 CAC's selected to receive funding for support and expansion


Healthy Marriages (HM)

Location: Marion and Hamilton County

Timeframe: 7/1/08-6/30/13

Focus: To determine whether intervention strategies to strengthen parents’ relationships with one another can increase compliance with Child Support obligations. Increase paternity establishment rates and otherwise positively impact children’s lives by promoting healthy relationships between their parents.

Collaborative Partners: Indiana Family Institute (IFI)


QIC-NRF- Quality Improvement Center-Non-Resident Fathers AKA "Engaging NRF"

Location: Marion County

Timeframe: Jan 2008-May 2011

Focus: Engaging non-resident fathers of children in the system within 45 days of removal

Collaborative Partners: Fathers and Families Resource Center, In

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New Grant Opportunity:

Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) Information request for available grant money for Regions 2, 15, & 16 Child Advocacy Centers. Responses are due by April 23, 2009.

Timeframe: 18 month project

Focus: Recording equipment for CAC's


Grant Info