> Community Based Child Abuse Prevention Grants
The Community Based Family Resource and Support (CBFRS) Program, authorized by Title II of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act as amended in 1996, is a formula grant program that provides funds to a designated lead agency in each state to support child abuse prevention related activities. The primary purposes of the program are to: 1) Support state efforts to develop, operate, expand, and enhance a network of community-based, prevention focused, family resource and support programs that coordinate resources among a wide range of public and private organizations 2) Foster an understanding, appreciation, and knowledge of diverse populations in order to effectively prevent and treat child abuse and neglect
General Program Requirements:
Eligibility is determined by the Lead Agency in every State. Typically, the program targets families, caregivers and children.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
The National Resource Center for CBFRS Programs- FRIENDS provides training and technical assistance to the Lead Agencies on the requirements of the program.
Contact information for each lead agency and other general information about the program is available through their website:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services