This report confirms kinship care as a preferred option for children when they cannot stay with their biological parents.
This inaugural From Data to Practice report explores the relationship between services and outcomes in a cohort of youth served in CFS out-of-home care.
States with Title IV-E demonstrations are using evidence-based practices, but more cost-benefit analyses are needed.
The number of youth in foster care nationally has declined over the past decade, but similar declines have not occurred for children under 6.
The federal Child Welfare Demonstration Project allows states to apply for a waiver so that they may better invest their share of Title IV-E dollars.