Helping Agencies Prioritize Kinship Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

…uses of agency resources. Kin care improves child and family well-being and — at the same time ... sheet, written for child welfare agencies nationwide, explores how kinship care can support children ... and how agencies can support kin families during these challenging times. Kinship caregivers &mdash ... of the Casey Foundation’s Center for Systems Innovation. Beyond highlighting the merits of kinship care

July 30, 2020

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Family First Prevention Services Act Fiscal Analysis

Guide and Tools

…at preventing children from entering foster care. Leaders can use the guide and supporting fiscal analysis ... states the option of drawing down federal IV-E foster care funds for prevention services to help kids ... at imminent risk of entering care. Unlike Title IV-E program funds, children and families receiving

July 14, 2020

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Improving the Well-Being of Young Parents

…, quality health care and child care; and balancing parenting, educational goals and jobs that pay family ... -care assistance. The publication, produced by the nonprofit United Parent Leaders Action Network ... and expanding programs that expand access to affordable housing and child care; offering more job training

July 7, 2020

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Resources to Help Young Workers Through the Economic Crisis

…of in-demand industries, such as manufacturers producing protective equipment for health-care workers ... or AmeriCorps, the piece says. Accessing child care for young workers Young parents — many of whom work ... in industries deemed “essential,” such as health care and social services — have encountered ... child care challenges during the pandemic, asserts an Urban Institute blog post. Some hurdles are new

June 30, 2020

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