The National Quality Improvement Center on Non-Resident Fathers and the Child Welfare System
(QIC NRF) is a collaborative effort between the American Humane Association , the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law,
and National Fatherhood Initiative and funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau.
The purpose of the QIC NRFthis project is to determine, through a research design, the impact of non-resident father involvement on child welfare outcomes.
Child welfare outcomes include child safety, permanence, and well-being. Included in this design is the examination of the relationship between children, non-resident fathers, and/or paternal relatives.
Throughout this project, information gained from the QIC NRF will be disseminated through this Web site and to the Childrens Bureau, sub-grantees, child welfare agencies, private service providers, the courts, legal systems and other stakeholders.