How would reducing child poverty affect referrals to CPS and foster care placements? Would it reduce racial disproportionality? Learn more.
Learn how communities are engaging effectively with lived experience, addressing the system and investing in families.
A review of child abuse and neglect definitions in state statutes found they vary widely and may contribute to unnecessary CPS intervention.
This law provides opportunities for states and tribes to better serve children and families by preventing the need for foster care and supporting better outcomes for children in care. Explore these resources to learn more.
Learn how child protection agencies can support children whose parent or primary caregiver is incarcerated.
Explore strategies for supporting relationships and visits between children in out-of-home care and parents who are incarcerated.
This white paper outlines the purpose and responsibilities of a well-functioning child protection agency.
Explore our Questions from the field resources related to trauma-informed care.
Investing in families means strengthening them, not separating them unnecessarily. Explore our signature report to learn more.
Read summaries of child welfare class action litigation, by jurisdiction.