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New Studies Show How Parents Can Teach their Kids to be Safer
A team of researchers at the University of Iowa examined a new study how children tackle various real-life scenarios, and how parents can help them assess possible dangers. The findings conclude...more



Federal TANF Funds for Child Care Reaches Lowest Point
The decline in TANF spending used for child care has reached its lowest level in since 1998. A number of families have been affected by the sudden drop in federal TANF funds, which left them...more

California Bill AB 652: Protect Homeless Teens
California passes law that aims to "change a pattern of homeless teens avoiding shelters, schools and healthcare out of fear they will be reported to child services and forced to return to...more

Nebraska Sees Rising Progress in Child Welfare
Children and Family Services (CFS) in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services aims to return children in state custody safely to their families. Thanks to CFS, Nebraska is seeing...more

Metro Vancouver Sees Rise of Homeless Seniors as Alarming Trend
Vancouver's steering committee on homelessness sees the emergence of homeless seniors a serious issue. The eighth annual Homeless Action Week this year puts a spotlight on the "hidden homeless"...more

Project Journey Helps Homeless Female Veterans Cope
Project Journey is a new program funded by a $165,000 grant from the United Way of Allegheny County's United for Women initiative. The program has helped about 10 women since August, according to...more

Restaurant Workers Face Tremendous Child Care Challenges
A study by the Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC) entitled "The Third Shift", findings show that the high cost of child care, scarcity of child care assistance, and narrow access to care...more

Greer STEP To Break Ground In Helping Homeless Families
To help homeless families, Greer STEP will be launched in n October and be operational by February, which will be run by Daily Bread Ministries. Daily Bread Ministries has managed he Greer Soup...more

Risk Factor \"Buffers\"
Risk factors can be low self-esteem, loss, poverty, drug exposure, living in in single-parent households and violent neighborhoods. However, the impact of risk factors can be reduced by protective...more




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