New Hampshire

On the Ground in New Hampshire


A group of child advocacy and research organizations representing every state and using data to promote smart policies on issues ranging from child welfare and juvenile justice to education and economic opportunity. 

Lessons From New Hampshire

Casey Family Services

Past Strategy

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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The Road to Success

Summary of Life-Skills Activities and Principles


 This paper reviews the many programs and activities offered to increase and enhance the life skills of youth in care.

January 1, 2006

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Foundation Announces New Human Services Frontline Practice Strategy

News Release

In order to shift to a grantmaking strategy that will help hundreds of foster care and other nonprofit human services agencies adopt innovative, proven approaches to improve child welfare practices, the Annie E. Casey Foundation will discontinue providing direct services through Casey Family Services.

June 26, 2012

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Engaging Parents and Families In Adolescent Reproductive Health

A Casey Study Review


This publication spotlights a wide range of real-world programs that enlist parents in supporting adolescent reproductive health. Readers will get a close look at 4 of these efforts with an end goal of building better programs to help parents raise sexually healthy teens. 

January 23, 2003

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KIDS COUNT Data Check: Teen Birth Rate Hits Historic Low

Blog Post

New data from the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book shows that America's teen birth rate has greatly improved in recent years. This historic low is encouraging as teenage childbearing can have negative consequences for both the mother and newborn.

July 6, 2016

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Making KIDS COUNT in Rural Northern New England


This report pairs focus group feedback and interview answers with quantitative data to tell the story of family economic success in rural Northern New England. It offers recommendations — and a spark for ongoing discussions — aimed at helping families in these rural areas thrive.   

October 3, 2004

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2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being


The 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book finds the economic well-being of children improved in the past five years. Similarly, gains in child health continued. In this year’s report, New Hampshire ranked first among states for overall child well-being, followed by Massachusetts and Vermont. Louisiana, New Mexico and Mississippi were the three lowest-ranked states.

June 13, 2017

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