The National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators (NAPCWA) provides national leadership for the development of sound policy, successful and innovative practices and critical capacity building to improve agency performance and consumer outcomes.


NAPCWA represents state and local public child welfare agencies through their child welfare administers, deputies and other child welfare agency staff that envision a safe and loving public child welfare system to provide children with permanent homes and support in their social and emotional growth and development. 


Economic Mobility and Well-Being Conference (EMWB)
August 22-25 | Milwaukee, WI

EMWB will bring together members from three APHSA affinity groups – American Association of SNAP Directors (AASD), National Association of TANF Administrators (NASTA), National Association of Program Information and Performance Management (NAPIPM) – in partnership with the National Association of Welfare and Research Statistics (NAWRS). EMWB will showcase the work of agencies, researchers, and private sector to advance our collective goal of achieving economic mobility and well-being for all.
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Latest Resources

APHSA Comment Letter on Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse Handbook of Standards and Procedures, August 16, 2021
APHSA Comment Letter on Regulatory Relief to Support Economic Recovery December 28, 2020
APHSA Family First Transition Act Letter, October 29, 2019
NAPCWA Discrimination Comment Letter, December 16, 2019
APHSA Letter Concerning Immigrant Children in Federal Custody,
October 1, 2019
AFCARS NPRM NAPCWA Comment Letter, June 11, 2019
Response to the July 24 House Ways and Means hearing on the Family First Prevention Act