Child Welfare

Paid Mentors, Big Plans: Terri Sorensen on Friends of the Children’s Growth Strategy

The Portland-based mentoring nonprofit Friends of the Children (FOTC) is embarking on an ambitious expansion this year, adding five new locations to its current roster of 11 cities. FOTC pairs vulnerable children — such as […]

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Feds and Foundations to Fund Supportive Housing for Homeless Families with Child Welfare Cases

The Administration for Children and Families announced a $35 million initiative, $10 million of which is private foundation funding, to replicate a New York City program aimed at stabilizing families in crisis through supportive housing. […]