Program Area

Child Welfare

…, data and policy practices that make it easier for children to live with kin caregivers. Learn what can ... care whose parents are incarcerated. ... It can be tough to become an adult, especially if you’ve been in foster care. Learn how ... Improving opportunities for young people leaving foster care

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Community Change

…, frequent moves and lack of access to resources — good schools, medical care, safe outdoor spaces ... High-quality early child care and education are key to healthy development but out of reach for too

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Civic Sites

…and having access to programs and services for child health care, food, income supplements and other

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KIDS COUNT

…and agency officials can connect children to quality education and health care, parents to economic

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Funding Permanency Services

A Guide to Leveraging Federal, State and Local Dollars

…of 2008. It also highlights how states and localities can dial back costly congregate care in favor ... Find out how New York City, Virginia and Maine have worked to reduce costly congregate care ... If we reduce the population of children in foster care by as little as 5%, we can free up

January 1, 2010

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A Guide to Support the Implementation of Foster Care Beyond 18

Questions and Answers, Summary of Federal Fostering Connections Guidance and Perspectives from the Field

…extended foster care in their state. It is a product of Success Beyond 18, a national campaign by the Jim ... are transitioning from foster care to adulthood. ... What states must do, per federal requirements, when extending foster care services. ... Policy excerpts that tell how states are addressing key issues related to extended care.

March 1, 2014

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Kinship Process Mapping - Executive Overview

Improving Practice in Kinship Care: Executive Overview

…of the kinship care system: Identifying kin, approving kin, and supporting kin. ... to Improving Practice in Kinship Care.  The overview is intended to educate decision makers in public ... kinship care practices. ... The barriers to providing kinship care.

January 1, 2013

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User's Guide to Essential Kinship Data

…This guide identifies several types of data that an agency seeking to understand their kinship care ... living with kin as a result of child welfare intervention ... Through efforts to help several jurisdictions improve kinship care, the Annie E. Casey Foundation ... their kinship care system should collect.

January 1, 2013

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