Explore data about state approaches, children in care, and how money is invested in foster care vs. preventive and permanency services.
Title IV-E waiver projects demonstrate effective interventions, not just foster care.
In this video, see how Lorain County took on the challenge of reforming how it spent child welfare money.
States with Title IV-E demonstrations are using evidence-based practices, but more cost-benefit analyses are needed.
This assessment looks at how two counties shifted from emphasizing foster care as a first option to offering family preservation services.
Dr. William C. Bell testifies at a Senate Finance Committee hearing.
This white paper analyzes how child welfare funding structures can align with the goal of providing safe, nurturing and permanent families for all children.
Dr. William C. Bell testifies about the need to reform the country’s child welfare financing system.
This white paper examines how smart investments at the federal level have positively impacted the child welfare system in five states.