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More Kids for Fewer Homes?

Recent federal data indicate that the foster child population has risen slightly over the past few years to just over 415,000 wards. During the same time, home placements appear to have declined. I say “appear” because we […]

Research and Resources

2014 Child Maltreatment Report

Earlier this week, the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families and Children’s Bureau released the 2014 edition of their annual Child Maltreatment report. The report summarizes and analyzes […]

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Publication

A Report to Congress on States’ Use of Waivers of Non-Safety Licensing Standards for Relative Foster Family Homes

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 […]