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.
In a new study by a research team in the University of South Carolina, a low-cost, incentive-based program called the Healthy Lunchbox Challenge promotes healthy eating habits among...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
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
Natalie Harris, executive director of the Coalition for the Homeless in Louisville, writes that a number of Louisvillians are unable to afford quality, safe housing in the community, and this growing...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
Heart Gallery Colorado, a moving display of pictures of children available for adoption in the state, features "compelling and highly emotional" stories through the photos of kids who are in need...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
Due to the sequestration and present government shutdown, Head Start battles on to keep afloat.
Head Start opens the doors to its donor-funded classroom. The Community Partnership for Child...more
Youth Shelter Care (YSC), a provider of human services that caters to youth, aims to preserve family units and provide youth shelter and temporary care.
YSC is one of 14 remaining shelters in...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