Studies highlight 'unprecedented and unique dangers' for children during COVID-19, ACF updates child care and development waiver approvals, and strategies to support children exposed to violence.
House committee introduces bipartisan legislation to strengthen prevention and treatment of child abuse, anti-poverty policies can reduce reports of child neglect, and how jurisdictions can keep youth out of the deep end of local juvenile justice systems.
Critical opportunities to help vulnerable children, youth and families through the child welfare COVID relief provisions, a conversation on the history of racism in child welfare, and considerations for scaling evidence-based prevention programs.
Emergency relief provided for youth in foster care, how stakeholders determine diverse funding strategies in human service systems, and how the American child welfare system lost its way.
Congressional leaders suggest adding COVID-19 relief provisions to must-pass spending bill, CV19 CheckUp online system is available, and a look at if we need to abolish child protective services.
Lutheran Services in America is proud to announce the Congregate Care Initiative, in collaboration with the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Harvard University’s Leadership for a Networked World.
Twin bills in Congress seek to tackle growing childhood trauma crisis, guidance for child welfare leaders as budget cuts loom, and using data to understand trends in child maltreatment.
Senators Casey and Young introduce the Informing Grandfamilies Act, COVID-19 threatens efforts to safeguard the vulnerable from sexual exploitation and abuse, and HHS is now accepting applications for $20 billion in Phase 3 relief funding.
Advocacy updates, child welfare news, and more.