Children & Youth Services News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Due to the sequestration, Head Start programs have eliminated services for 57,000 children in the US this coming school year.
The cuts are geared to supposedly balance budgets that have been...more
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
A child care workforce study finds a larger, more educated workforce, with more than half of center-based caregivers have an associate's or bachelor's degree, nearly a third reported a BA or...more
The Pictures of Hope photography program affords homeless children with cameras. Celebrity photographer Linda Solomon created Pictures of Hope in 2006 to help homeless children write down and then...more
Homeless young people call on Massachusetts legislators to support a bill that would provide youth-based shelters and services geared for their age group.
These homeless youth told lawmakers on...more
Congregation members from Catholic churches in Cedar Rapids and Vinton are helping to piece together 950 school outfits for children in Haiti.
Dozens of people volunteers gathered at St. Ludmila...more
A new Duke University Center for Child and Family Policy study claims that nurse home visits for infants save $3 for every $1 spent.
The home visiting program more than paid for itself within the...more
SafeCare, a program geared for child abuse prevention, intends to deliver child protective services for suspected abuse or neglect in rural Colorado.
The program is funded by a budget approved by...more
Miami-Dade County's Community Action and Human Services Department will be holding a series of workshops geared towards domestic violence awareness and safer community promotion for women and...more
In a study led by a team of researchers at Duke Medicine, kids who live in economically disadvantaged homes are more prone to smoke cigarettes and binge on other illegal substances than their...more