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Child Welfare

New York City’s Patchwork System for Homeless Youth Heavy on Crisis Response, Weak on Prevention and Coordination

A team from the University of Chicago think-tank Chapin Hall is about to publish one of the first comprehensive surveys of a hard-to-track segment of homeless New Yorkers: Youth and young adults on the streets […]

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 […]

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Children’s Mental Health: A Dish Best Served in the Home

Understandably, but sometimes incorrectly, families of mentally ill patients think that because serious medical conditions are best treated at a hospital, serious mental health issues are also best treated in the same fashion, at residential […]