A Call to Action

An Integrated Approach to Youth Permanency and Preparation for Adulthood

Report

This report highlights efforts to ensure that youth currently in the foster system benefit from the most strategic preparation and supports for entering adulthood.

January 1, 2005

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The Kinship Diversion Debate

Policy and Practice Implications for Children, Families and Child Welfare Agencies

Report

This report explores different perspectives on the practice of diverting children from child welfare to live with kin when they cannot remain with their families, and identifies critical components of an effective kinship care system. This analysis is based on the insights of more than 50 child welfare and judicial personnel, advocates and researchers.

January 1, 2013

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Youth and Credit

Protecting the Credit of Youth in Foster Care

Practice Guide

This guide provides advice on the best way for caseworkers and other adults to comply with the new federal law requiring child welfare agencies to request an annual credit report for youth in foster care starting at age 16 and until they leave the child welfare system — and to help young people resolve any issues that come up in those credit report checks. 

January 1, 2013

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What Kinship Families Need to Help Kids Thrive

Blog Post

Kinship families need more resources to support opportunities for kids in their care. Casey offers three policy recommendations to aid the millions of families who have stepped up to care for kids.

December 6, 2013

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Foundation Announces New Human Services Frontline Practice Strategy

News Release

In order to shift to a grantmaking strategy that will help hundreds of foster care and other nonprofit human services agencies adopt innovative, proven approaches to improve child welfare practices, the Annie E. Casey Foundation will discontinue providing direct services through Casey Family Services.

June 26, 2012

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