Child Welfare

Tackling Youth Homelessness with Cash During Coronavirus

Imagine you are 20 years old. You’ve been kicked out of your home and have no other stable place to live. According to research by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, you are among […]

Child Welfare

The Case for Race-Blind Foster Care Removal Decisions

Latagia Tyronce’s two children were playing and one, a toddler, was burned by a blow-dryer. Despite the support of the children’s grandmother, and the compelling evidence that this was an accident, Ohio’s Lucas County Department […]

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Deep Dive on Federal Foster Care Report: Permanency Slows Again, the Tiny Decline, a State in Crisis

As The Chronicle of Social Change reported last week, and projected last year in our “Who Cares” project, the number of youth in foster care declined slightly in 2018. And there was good news on […]

Child Welfare

Federal Funding Open to Help Build the Evidence Base for Preventing Maltreatment, Foster Care

If you believe your program or service model has a demonstrable impact on families in crisis, but lack the sort of high-quality study to prove it, the federal government will consider helping you out. An […]