Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

…at least one day in foster care after their 14th birthday — have equitable access to the resources ... that indicate how well young people are doing as they transition from foster care into adulthood. The Foundation ... are connected to caring, supportive adults. This is critical to ending the pipeline of youth exiting foster care ... of Success Beyond 18, a campaign that worked to extend foster care beyond age 18, sparking new legislation

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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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About Us

About Us

…Help parents connect to work and become financially stable to better care for their kids.

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Casey Family Services

Casey Family Services, a Foundation-sponsored private agency, provided child welfare services in New England and Baltimore. During its 36-year history, the agency developed the Lifelong Families practice model to connect children in foster care to enduring families. The Foundation continues to make available its research, videos, publications and other  information related to foster care.

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Reducing Congregate Care: Worth the Fight

…in group care facilities on and off since 2006. Her mother left an abusive marriage and gave up her ... ’t get a chance to socialize,” says O’Shea of her last stay in a congregate care ... of.” “Jasmine is a youth who had been in institutional care for years, and against ... ;Rightsizing Congregate Care” initiative, which seeks dramatic reductions in reliance on group care

April 4, 2012

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New Foster Care Data Show Progress in Placing Kids with Families

…A new KIDS COUNT data snapshot on foster care placement released today by The Annie E ... . Casey Foundation during National Foster Care Month shows progress in finding families for the nearly ... half-million children in foster care. However, the data indicate the urgent need to move greater ... family settings. According to the federal Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting Systems

May 26, 2011

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Two Generations Benefit from Casey's Atlanta Efforts

…. Participants also get referrals for help in overcoming barriers from mental health issues to child care ... enrolled in the ELLRC have parents at the Center for Working Families. Having high quality subsidized care ... to find child care for her son Marcus before the ELLRC opened. Marcus, who was in the first group of 3 ... care doctor reached 99 percent. “We’ve brought the right set of partners together who

February 8, 2013

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Casey Works to Make Evidence-Based Practice the Norm

…’s transition out of foster care — and the developers of Communities That Care, an evidence ... as Blue Sky, provides a continuum of care for high-risk youth, serving some 60 families at a time for four ... Family Therapy (FFT) and Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC). “The notion ... -based model to a short-term specialized foster care approach aimed at stabilizing serious anti-social

February 2, 2011

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What Do Casey Child Welfare Consultants Do?

…work more effectively with children and families; keep teens from entering care because of conflict ... with their parents; and make sure that teens leaving foster care have family support.   Assessing child well ...  to care for most children in families, not group settings.   Kinship policy, practice ...  and data tools. We promote revising licensing requirements so more relatives care

November 26, 2012

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