A partnership in Maryland centered around a school is strengthening the well-being of children and families.
News from the field
Explore stories of hope and news about the child welfare field in this section.
Foster parents, foster-to-adopt families and relative/kinship caregivers are critical partners in the foster care process.
Innovative work in Gainesville, Florida has led to a significant decrease in the number of maltreated youth.
A Georgia sales executive knows the elation of American athletes who recently returned from the 2016 Rio Olympics with a record 121 medals.
Several communities have created innovative approaches to decrease problems linked to trauma.
Young adults in the Shadow Program shared stories of their time in foster care and thoughts on improving the system with members of Congress.
June is a time to recognize the people and efforts that make it possible for families to safely stay together.
Nearly 100 foster care youth and alumni will shadow members of Congress and share their experiences in the child welfare system.
In this video, former foster youth share their stories about their experiences in care and how society often perceives them.
More than 300 participants shared ways to reduce violence and increase opportunities for African American men and boys.
May is National Foster Care Month, a time to acknowledge all who play a role in improving the lives of children and youth in foster care.
Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback℠ is designed to keep children safe before trouble escalates.
One of the most important supports that helps students succeed in school is a deeply involved and caring adult.
Toxic stress occurs when a child experiences prolonged exposure to stressful events and doesn’t have supportive relationships for comfort.
A community-based effort is supporting families in Tallahassee, Florida, and investing in hope.
In this video, see how Lorain County took on the challenge of reforming how it spent child welfare money.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day we look at a community collaboration named after King’s father that is helping people help themselves.
The 2015 theme for Foster Care Month is “Get to know the many faces of foster care.”
Cities United is a national coalition of mayors and city officials working to decrease violence among African American boys and young men.
We can make more effective investments to ensure better outcomes for our most vulnerable children.