ERIC Number: ED420380
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Nebraska's Programs for Children and Their Families: A Guide for Legislators.
Developed to assist policymakers and family service providers, this document is an inventory of programs for Nebraska children and families, focusing on service programs and excluding basic elementary and secondary education. The programs described fall into 16 areas: (1) abuse and neglect, including prevention and protection; (2) adoption; (3) developmental disabilities, including community-based developmental disability programs and grants; (4) early childhood development and child care; (5) education, including family literacy and special education; (6) employment; (7) enforcement services, such as program licensing; (8) food and nutrition; (9) health and medical services; (10) housing and utilities; (11) income maintenance; (12) juvenile justice; (13) mental health; (14) services for state wards; (15) substance abuse; and (16) support services, including emergency assistance and early intervention services coordination. Included in each entry are the statutory authority, the year the program was established, the administering agency, general information on the program, target group eligibility, a program description, caseload statistics, and the program's source of funding. (KB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Child Welfare, Children, Community Programs, Day Care, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Employment Programs, Family Programs, Family (Sociological Unit), Financial Support, Foster Care, Health Services, Housing, Juvenile Justice, Mental Health Programs, Parents, Program Descriptions, Public Policy, Special Education, State Programs, Substance Abuse, Welfare Services
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska State Legislature, Lincoln. Legislative Fiscal Office.
Identifiers - Location: Nebraska