Program Area

Child Welfare

Ensuring that children who have been abused or neglected grow up in families and get the help they need to heal, build lasting family relationships and reach their full potential.

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Blog Post

San Francisco Probation Takes New Approach to Technical Violations

San Francisco’s Juvenile Probation Department is using a new program in which youths facing detention for probation violation charges instead attend sessions designed to deepen their understanding of the rules and conditions governing court-ordered probation and the value of making good decisions.

March 14, 2012

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Program Area

Juvenile Justice

Improving the outcomes of youth who become involved in the juvenile justice system by eliminating the inappropriate use of secure confinement and out-of-home placement.

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Youth and Work

Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity

Policy Report

This KIDS COUNT policy report suggests that business, government, philanthropy and communities must come together to create opportunities and build a stronger workforce.

March 1, 2012

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The New KIDS COUNT Index

Report

In 2012, the Annie E. Casey Foundation hit the refresh button on their longstanding, successful KIDS COUNT index. Learn what changed, why it matters and how the tool’s expanded scope is helping state-level advocates take an even sharper, deeper look at child welfare issues.    

July 1, 2012

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Two Generations Benefit from Casey’s Atlanta Efforts

Blog Post

The Atlanta Civic Site is helping support organizations like The Center for Working Families, Inc. as part of a two-generation strategy to address parents’ and children’s challenges simultaneously in order to break the cycle of poverty that often passes from generation to generation. Learn about the work being done there by Marilyn Winn, a program associate who used to the center to get back on her feet after struggling with addiction.

February 8, 2013

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Program Area

Evidence-Based Practice

Promoting child well-being by investing in the development and use of rigorously evaluated programs that help kids reach critical milestones on the path to adulthood.

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