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.
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
One of the Young Enterprise firms, 'Making A Future Difference' (MAFD), has created an innovative mobile and tablet application to encourage children up to the age of 10 to read and write in...more
CLASP's recent publication, "Better for Babies: A Study of State Infant and Toddler Child Care Policies," shows data from a recent state survey of child care subsidy, licensing, and quality...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
An article by award-winning journalist Andrea Elliott tells the story of Dasani, a homeless girl who lives in a bad City-run shelter.
Her heartrending story is a look into the everyday privations...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
The One Extra Gift campaign, initiated by Ontario resident Tom Wilson, challenges Richland County residents to buy one extra gift to donate to a child in need this holiday season.
In a video on...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
The Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids, a year-round charter high school working with homeless, dropout and at-risk youth, will be holding an open house for community and business leaders,...more
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) counts more than 10,000 children placed in foster care.
OKDHS has touched base with private agencies to help meet the needs of the children. The...more