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Performance-Based Child Welfare System

The development and implementation of a performance-based child welfare system will promote a consistent emphasis on outcomes that improve the systematic response to children and families and ultimately enhance the quality of services from private and public sector organizations.
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Child Welfare Partnership Council

Child Welfare Partnership Council was established to guide the design, development, and implementation process of Michigan’s performance-based child welfare system.

Kent County Performance-Based Funding Pilot

The Kent County Performance Based Funding pilot fits into a set of state strategies, commonly referred to as the Strengthening Our Focus on Children and Families approach. A key component of the Kent County Pilot will create a system that takes a balanced and equitable approach in which the private and public sector agencies and tribes may be successful. Ultimately, producing better outcomes for children and families.