The National Center for Innovation & Excellence (NCFIE) is a dynamic community of thought leaders and experts dedicated to building strong communities by developing resources, ensuring the diverse delivery of inclusive services, providing technical assistance, consultation, and training. Services are available to community-based agencies, localities, non-profits, and state and county managed child and family service systems that are seeking to implement, manage or enhance their Systems of Care. The NCFIE specializes in family-driven, youth-guided system reform initiatives, prioritizing diversity, equality and inclusion efforts, scaling innovations to excellence, and expanding the utilization of high-fidelity wraparound.


Our priorities include:

  • Cultural Competency
  • Addressing Disproportionate Representation of individuals in Child Welfare
  • Youth, Family, and Community Engagement
  • System of Care Implementation & Sustainability
  • Innovating with Evidence
  • Trauma Responsive Care & Positive Youth Development
  • Privatization and System Reform
  • Research Driven Practice


The NCFIE team is committed to transforming sustainable systems of care to produce measurable results and positive outcomes for the children and families served. Our team is available to work with your agency to customize services to meet the unique needs of your agency and establish measurable targets and deliverables to achieve the desired goals and objectives that will result in sustainable change and lasting improvement in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

We look forward to the opportunity to serve you and assist in transforming your local System of Care.