Kinship Care

Deadline Alert: One Day Left to Provide Input on Kinship Care to Federal Advisory Council

Federal policymakers want to hear from the millions of relatives caring for the children of family members about how government can be a helpful partner to them. Relative caregivers of children who would otherwise often […]

Child Welfare

California Approves Short-Term Fix For Foster Parents Stuck in the Approval Process

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a stop-gap measure on Tuesday that will provide emergency funding to caregivers who take in a foster child before completing the approval process. Over the past year, the state’s […]

Child Welfare

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson Recognizes the Struggles of Many Foster Parents in the State

Last month, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson (R) released an audit of the state’s child welfare system, which has lost almost half its capacity in the past five years. According to the report, Oregon […]