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.
A national study spearheaded by a Michigan State University researcher finds out how teens are really choose their friends and niche at school.
It's revealed that courses students take profoundly...more
In a research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, getting children to make a choice in sharing their own toys make them share more in the...more
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
The ORPER (Oeuvre de Reclassement et de Protection des Enfants de la Rue), an organization based in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo and founded by a Catholic priest, is providing aid...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
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
One of the leading privately-owned, third-party multifamily property management companies in the U.S., Riverstone Residential Group, unveils a program that aims to grant financial and volunteer...more
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
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Marion County is dedicated to helping abused and neglected children have a safe, permanent home.
CASA of Marion County calls upon the need for more...more
Thomas Pristow, director of Children and Family Services (CFS) for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, writes about improvement in the state of child welfare in Nebraska.