HHS Final AFCARS Rule Impacts Data Collection for American Indian and Alaska Native Children

The Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) Final Rule from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Children and Families Administration abandons data collection vital to effectively address the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and families. AFCARS is the federal government’s largest source of data on children who are in out of home placement. Read more.