The Foundation builds the capacity for public systems to meet the needs of youth in foster care, if and when they decide to become parents. Learn about strategies, policies and practices that integrate pregnancy prevention efforts into child welfare systems so that young people in foster care can make informed decisions, as well as the services and supports that improve outcomes for expectant and parenting youth and their children.
Expectant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care: Systems Leaders Data Tool Kit
This tool kit assists systems leaders in gathering, assessing, sharing and leveraging data on expectant and parenting youth in foster care.
Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting Support
This 90-minute webinar focuses on evidence-based, research-informed strategies and highlights ways to help young parents who are tending to their own developmental needs while in foster care.
Opening Doors for Young Parents
This report reminds policymakers and child advocates of the barriers that young families face. It examines national and state-level trends — highlighting areas of opportunity and concern — and shares potential approaches to helping these families thrive.
Sexual and Reproductive Health of Youth in Out-of-Home Care: A Policy and Practice Framework for Child Welfare
This report helps systems outline and implement preventative and supportive sexual and reproductive health education, services and supports for young people in care, helping to ensure their overall well-being and the well-being of the children they choose to nurture.