With support from the Harvard Kennedy School Social Impact Bond Technical Assistance Lab, DCF is currently evaluating the feasibility of pay for success contracts and social impact bonds to improve outcomes of children and families involved in the child welfare system who are also impacted by substance abuse.
 
The following article was part of The Chronicle for Social Change's PFS Watch, a running column for subscribers covering the emergence of youth-related pay-for-success and social impact bond projects.  ("Connecticut's Pay for Success Initiative" pdf version)

11/14/16 OPEN MINDS:  CT launches Addiction Treatment-Pay for Success project
A Guide for State and Local Governments
CT's Family Stability Pay for Success Project - "How it Works"
FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)
Fact Sheet
Harvard Kennedy School Social Impact Bond Technical Assistance Lab (SIB Lab)
November 15, 2013 Middletown Meeting

NY State Press Release about "Pay for Success Project to Reduce Recidivism"
Pay for Success Opioids Resource Guide – Dec. 2016
Q & A - DCF SIB Bidders's Conference
RFP Release for Social Impact Bond Project