ICF International Awarded $44 Million Contract by Department of Health and Human Services
ICF Continues 20-year Support for Children’s Bureau
Fairfax, Virginia, October 6, 2011 -
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has been awarded a re-compete contract by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau to provide clearinghouse services for the Bureau. The contract has a value of $44.6 million and a term of one base year and four option years. ICF has held this contract for 20 years.
The Children’s Bureau seeks to enhance the lives of vulnerable children and their families. Under the contract, ICF will operate Child Welfare Information Gateway, providing information and other assistance to professionals and parents to improve the safety, permanency, and well being of the nation’s children. The ICF team will operate Child Welfare Information Gateway using comprehensive knowledge management, information, and acquisition systems to ensure that timely and relevant resources are readily available through the project’s websites, library, and print products. Additionally, ICF will collect and provide access to a wide scope of materials on practice, theory, research, and policy in the areas of child abuse, child welfare, and adoption.
“We look forward to working with HHS to deliver the information critically necessary to help professionals, parents, and communities to strengthen families and keep children safe," said Mary Sullivan, senior vice president for ICF International. "ICF’s specialized knowledge and proven track record in partnering with the Children’s Bureau will give HHS the resources to support states and tribes in improving their child welfare service systems."
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ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and transportation; health, education, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program lifecycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,700 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's website is http://www.icfi.com.
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