President Signs Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act into Law
On October 7, 2008, President Bush signed into law the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-351). It delinks adoption assistance from the old AFDC program, enables federal payments for kinship care guardians, and will allow states to extend foster care services to young people up to age 21. The Child Welfare League of America has the details.