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DHHS to Launch Program for Foster Children Impacted by Pandemic

Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Children and Family Services (CFS) is pleased to announce a new program dedicated to providing additional assistance and services to foster children who were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic – Nebraska’s Pandemic Foster Care Program.

The program was developed after President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) into law on December 27, 2020. The CAA provides federal funding for states to offer flexibilities and assistance to young adults between the ages of 19 and 26 who have aged out or...


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