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.
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
Mary Santi, a volunteer at Isaac Fox Elementary School, was recently named parent volunteer of the month by the District 95 School Board, which recognized her ongoing commitment to Isaac Fox...more
State aid for child care has increased to assist parents and families in covering costs for the rising prices being charged for care.
According to Carol Cartledge, Department of Human Services'...more
The inspector generals working for the US Department of Health and Human Services find that the state of Connecticut is doing a terrible job at meeting health and safety standards among children in...more
The Foyer, run by Curo, is an accommodation center for homeless youth that provide free creative cooking classes.
The training room at the Foyer is transformed into a makeshift diner for Free Food...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
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
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
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