As reliance on their services decline in several states, the American Association of Children’s Residential Centers met last week in San Francisco to discuss emerging knowledge on serving high-need youths. The 58th annual conference, “Community […]
Child welfare professionals can make a critical contribution to the well-being of children who enter care by preserving their connections with their brothers and sisters. Approximately two-thirds of children in foster care in the United […]
This report describes States’ data on the number of children in foster care placed in relative foster family homes, a description and assessment of the types of non-safety licensing standards waived; and States’ strategies for […]
List of State toll-free numbers for specific agencies designated to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect. To read the full list, please click HERE.
In this report we examine the results of a comprehensive composite state-level index of child well-being modeled after the Foundation for Child Development‘s (FCD) Child Well-Being Index (CWI). The NATIONAL CWI has been produced every […]
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s All Children – All Families initiative has expanded its focus to include issues facing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) foster youth. Launched in 2006, All Children – All […]
Lead child welfare advocates in California fear that the state’s social services “Realignment,” the conversion of former state programs into a block grant for counties, will stunt the already-sluggish attempt to expand and improve mental […]