Casey Experts

…ranging from child welfare and poverty to data and philanthropy. Members of the media wishing to interview

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Children of Incarcerated Parents, a Shared Sentence

The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities

…More than 5 million U.S. children have had a parent in jail or prison at some point in their lives ... . The incarceration of a parent can have as much impact on a child’s well-being as abuse or domestic violence ... . A Shared Sentence offers commonsense proposals to address the increased poverty and stress that children ... How children of incarcerated parents face unique challenges and stresses.

April 18, 2016

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Funding Permanency Services

A Guide to Leveraging Federal, State and Local Dollars

…This guide helps readers brush up on the finer points of child welfare funding — including ... of community-based permanency services for children and families. ... Meet your go-to guide for maximizing federal funding to support vulnerable children and families ... reimbursements — but not the overall child welfare budget.  

January 1, 2010

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The Cost of Doing Nothing About Federal Child Welfare Financing

…. These trends mean states will lose dollars to support children in foster care and federal support for the child ... Over the past decade, two key federal funding sources for child welfare agencies have been ... years, providing states even less support for the needs of vulnerable children and families than they do ... today. A new infographic from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Jim Casey Youth Opportunities

March 25, 2014

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Webinar To Examine Three Key Fiscal Elements for Using the Family First Act

…on designing and financing services to prevent children and young people from becoming involved in the child ... on three key fiscal elements that child welfare leaders should understand to use the Family First ... Prevention Services Act to better serve children and families. Register for this webinar During the session ... with several states that helps child welfare leaders analyze the fiscal implications of prevention services

October 3, 2019

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Some States May Be Able to Increase Foster Parent Payments During COVID-19

…be an efficient way to shore up foster parents.” Some Title IV-E child welfare costs for eligible children ... assistance — jeopardizing the stability of the children and youth in their care. Both states have ... secretary for New Mexico’s Children, Youth and Families Department. “That’s why ... The COVID-19 pandemic is undermining child welfare systems’ efforts to foster stability

April 30, 2020

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When Child Welfare Works: Reforming Federal Financing to Support Best Practices in Foster Care

…of federal funding for child welfare systems to support better outcomes for children and families while ... #CostofDoingNothing Restructuring of federal child welfare funds should improve kinship and family ... -treatment group care, says a new proposal aimed at helping more kids grow up in families. When Child ... Foundation and the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, would transform the outdated 30-year-old system

February 3, 2014

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Blog Post

Summary of Recommendations for Federal Child Welfare Financing

…This handout summarizes policy recommendations for realigning federal child welfare financing ... , supported child welfare workforce; and, better access to services. Graphics depict current federal spending ... and the proposed realignment of Title IV-E. Highlighted recommendation are from When Child Welfare Works,  ... ;a report and proposal from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

October 23, 2013

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CWLA Presents Experts, Ideas and Data Gaps on LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care

…to experience homelessness and numerous child welfare placements. These youth are also less likely than ... , according to Casey’s Child Welfare Strategy Group Director Tracey Feild, is to begin counting youth ... The Child Welfare League of America recently released a special issue of its Child Welfare Journal ... as best practices aimed at keeping these youth emotionally and physically safe while ensuring their long

August 7, 2018

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