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A pilot program launched in Kalamazoo County seeks to be a part of a larger child welfare reform effort.
The pilot program, Protect MiFamily, will provide a range of services for a minimum of six...more
The Head Start program in Pembina County will receive the brunt of the federal budget cuts in which more children won't be returning next year.
The sequestration cuts the support for programs...more
The Urban Institute's newest Work Support Strategies research, "Confronting the Child Care Eligibility Maze," helps states face onerous administrative methods that make it hard for low-income...more
The Walters Cultural Arts Center showcase creative talents of homeless artists through the help of Portland-based organization, p:ear (project: education, art, recreation).
p:ear serves about 900...more
A study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando documents differences in the types of injuries and how children are hospitalized based on...more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern New Mexico is currently seeking new volunteer mentors for their "Just ONE" campaign after it added more children to the program.
Those interested in...more
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
Youth Count!, an interagency initiative that develops strategies for counting unaccompanied homeless youth, addresses unaccompanied youth as a "hidden problem".
Policymakers focused on the issue...more
The Synergy Project is a group that moved into Allentown after years of serving the youth in Bucks County. Their work takes them to dangerous areas where kids camp.
The group, where federal grants...more