DAI submitted comments on the Family First Prevention Services Act – a federal bipartisan bill that would better align federal child welfare funding with the critical goals of supporting family stability and preventing unnecessary foster care and institutional placements. The Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 (HR5456/S3065) passed the House recently and is now pending action in the Senate. This federal bipartisan bill would better align federal child welfare funding with the critical goals of supporting family stability and preventing unnecessary foster care and institutional placements. DAI submitted comments to both the House and Senate in support of the bill while also offering recommendations for strengthening its measures.