The Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse was established by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct an objective and transparent review of research on programs and services intended to provide enhanced support to children and families and prevent foster care placements.

The Prevention Services Clearinghouse, developed in accordance with the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) as codified in Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, rates programs and services as well-supported, supported, promising, or does not currently meet criteria.

Search programs and services rated well-supported, supported, promising, or does not currently meet criteria.

What's New

As of July 2023, the Prevention Services Clearinghouse has reviewed 148 programs and services; 76 of these have been rated as promising, supported, or well-supported.

New ratings are now available for the following programs and services:

What's Next

The Clearinghouse will continue to release ratings for programs and services on a rolling basis. To review a working list of the next programs and services planned for systematic review, visit our About page.

Learn More

Check out our webinars and other resources to learn about Clearinghouse standards and procedures, and more.

Join our email list to be notified of new content on the website!

Read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for additional information!

Contact Us

Have a question about the review of a program or service? Need help using the website? You can email us at PreventionServices@abtassoc.com