Aug
14
2007

ICF International Awarded Additional $6 Million on Contract with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Firm Wins Additional Work on Children’s Bureau Clearinghouse Services

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, August 14, 2007 -

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) today announced it received an additional US$6 million funding on a contract it holds with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support the Children’s Bureau Clearinghouse Services. The amendment is for new work under an existing five-year, $31 million contract with HHS that the company announced in October 2006. It was awarded through Caliber Associates, Inc., a subsidiary of ICF International.

Under the contract, the ICF team manages the bureau’s clearinghouse known as the Child Welfare Information Gateway that focuses on child welfare and related professionals. ICF has partnered with the Children’s Bureau and HHS for more than 17 years to bring information clearinghouse services related to child welfare to the general public, state and local agencies, researchers, and others.

“ICF International is committed to being responsive to the government’s evolving needs and priority initiatives,” said Mary E. Sullivan, an ICF senior vice president and project director. “We appreciate the bureau’s vote of confidence in our work to support them in providing information services and other resources to professionals, parents, and communities as they work to meet the needs of our nation’s vulnerable children.”

The Children's Bureau seeks to provide for the safety, permanency, and well being of children through leadership, support for necessary services, and productive partnerships with states, tribes, and communities. It works with state and local agencies to develop programs to prevent and protect children from abuse in troubled households and find permanent placements for those who cannot safely return to their homes.

 

 

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 2,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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