Child Welfare

Progress Reported on LGBTQ Inclusion by Child Welfare Agencies

The number of child welfare agencies working to create a more welcoming experience for thousands of LGBTQ foster youth took a big jump in the past year, according to a report released Thursday by the […]

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Adoption

Supreme Court Sets Up Referendum on Faith-Based Discrimination in Foster Care, Adoption

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether faith-based child welfare providers have a constitutional right to discriminate against certain foster and adoptive parents, even if it’s done with taxpayer dollars. Fulton v. City of […]

Adoption

Trump Rescinds Obama-Era Rules Barring Discrimination in Foster Care, Adoption

In a move expected for months, the Trump administration has announced it will no longer enforce an Obama-era rule insisting that federally funded child welfare providers refrain from discrimination against adults and children based on […]