Pioneering demonstration projects reshape foster care, child welfare
What if we could invest more of our federal child welfare funding to safely reduce the need for foster care?
That’s the question that a county in Ohio took to heart some years ago. And in tackling that question, Lorain County improved the lives of its vulnerable children and families, while remarkably reducing the percentage of its budget that was spent on foster care.
Watch this video to learn more about Lorain County’s success, and check out the links below to find out what states are doing to improve outcomes for children and families.
- Read more about the Ohio investment plan and Lorain County.
- Find out what other states are doing with these Child Welfare Demonstration Project Fact Sheets.
- Learn about Research Evidence and Benefit-Cost Data for Title IV-E Waiver Interventions.