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Understanding The Safe Families Act

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The adoption and safe families act was a piece of legislation instated in 1997, in order to remedy many of the issues plaguing the foster care systems in the United States. Prior to the establishment of this legislation, foster care system in the U.S. frequently attempted to return children to their biological parents, regardless of the consequences that this may have.Following the creation of the Adoption and Safe Families Act, foster care systems began to focus on the well-being and the health of children within the systems, and sought to provide them with suitable homes. Through the Adoption and Safe Families Act, state governments were provided with essential federal funding.This funding allowed state foster care systems to offer financial incentives to families and individual who adopted special needs children. For instance, state foster care systems could provide families with the funds necessary to support special needs children.
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    The adoption and safe families act was a piece of legislation instated in 1997, in order to remedy many of the issues plaguing the foster care systems in the United States. Prior to the establishment of this legislation, foster care system in the U.S. frequently attempted to return children to their biological parents, regardless of the consequences that this may have.

    Following the creation of the Adoption and Safe Families Act, foster care systems began to focus on the well-being and the health of children within the systems, and sought to provide them with suitable homes. Through the Adoption and Safe Families Act, state governments were provided with essential federal funding.


    This funding allowed state foster care systems to offer financial incentives to families and individual who adopted special needs children. For instance, state foster care systems could provide families with the funds necessary to support special needs children.


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