Learn how using economic and concrete support strategies to address basic needs can support families and help prevent family separation.
Family First Prevention Services Act
Explore why it is important for child protection agencies to involve and engage with fathers and how barriers to doing so can be addressed.
Explore three key principles to learn how child protection agencies can make placing children with kin caregivers a universal practice.
Learn about program development and funding stream recommendations from kinship navigator program experts in several states.
Learn about the impact of substance use disorder on families, and some strategies and policies to improve outcomes for those affected by it.
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.
Learn how three jurisdictions are leveraging the Family First Prevention Services Act to serve families through community pathways.
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.
Casey Family Programs has supported states and tribes in their conceptualization, development and implementation of Family First plans.