Child Welfare

Human Services Leaders: $60 Billion Needed From Congress, ‘Essential Service’ Status from States and Counties

The airline, restaurant and hotel industries are being battered by a lack of customers. The healthcare industry is bracing for a frightening surge in usage that will likely present challenges to the capacity of hospitals […]

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Family First Clearinghouse Rejects Another Kinship Navigator, Accepts Two New Programs

The clearinghouse created to determine new federal funding eligibility has considered three kinship navigators, programs that serve as one-stop shops for relative caregivers looking for respite care, access to benefits or more general support.  All […]

Child Welfare

A Shaky Start for New Data on Sex Trafficking Victims, Prenatal Drug Exposure

The federal government’s annual Child Maltreatment publication, released last month, showed a continuing trendline on the report’s central issue. The number of child maltreatment investigations has risen by nearly 10 percent since 2014 – the amount […]