Child Welfare

De Blasio Administration Slams “Shockingly Biased” Federal Bill on Faith-Based Foster Care and Adoption

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is speaking out against a proposed federal bill that protects faith-based foster care agencies that refuse to place adoptive or foster children with qualified LGBT adults. The Child Welfare Provider […]

The cover of New York City's first annual survey of foster youth
Analysis

Foster Youth in New York City: Survey Shows Indifference to Structured Activities, Severe Unemployment Challenges

Nationwide, counties and states that manage foster care systems rarely conduct serious surveys of foster youth to better understand their needs and challenges. Thanks to a bill signed in late 2016 by Mayor Bill de […]