Analysis

Child Welfare Ideas from the Experts #4: Expand Eligibility for Chafee Foster Youth Programs

The Chronicle of Social ChangeĀ is highlighting each of the policy recommendations made this summer by the participants of the Foster Youth Internship Program (FYI), a group of 12 former foster youths who have completed congressional […]

Child Welfare

$200 Million Venture to Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care Hits New York, Pittsburgh

The Tennessee-based Youth Villages, one of the largest nonprofits in the country, has awarded New York City and Pittsburgh major funding to implement a promising support program for young adults who have recently left foster […]

Finance Reform

CliffsNotes on Family First Act, Part Three: Adoption, Foster Home Recruitment, Reunification and More

As The Chronicle of Social Change reported in multiple stories last week, the Family First Prevention Services Act has become law. It includes the biggest change to the structure of federal child welfare finance since […]

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Publication

Promoting Youth Development and Independent Living Services for Youth in Foster Care

Discusses efforts to promote a positive youth development approach in foster care, and the disappointing outcomes and barriers experienced by young people leaving the foster care system between the ages of 18 and 21. Includes […]