Child Welfare

New York’s Child Welfare Agency is Looking for Inaugural Parent Advisory Board Members

New York, like every other state, has until 2021 to implement major federal child welfare reforms that incentivize keeping more families together after abuse or neglect claims, and disincentivized the use of group homes and […]

Child Welfare

Report: New York Should Use Family First Act As “Tailwind” for Curbing Congregate Care

New York’s state government was one of the few to openly oppose the Family First Prevention Services Act, a sweeping new federal law rewriting rules for funding the child welfare system. Among other provisions, the law […]

Child Welfare

Eight Ways to Keep Foster Parent Candidates Interested

We have a nationwide shortage of foster families and everyone is interested in increasing this number. At Binti, we work with more than 40 agencies across the country, who serve over 40,000 children in care. […]