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.
Father Chris Riley, CEO and founder at Youth Off The Streets, breaks down core myths about homeless youth.
Marking Youth Homelessness Matters Day on April 9, Riley asserts that breaking down...more
Lisa Doyle, communications and donor relations manager for Bridge Communities, shares how Bridge saw the need to educate school-aged children about poverty and homelessness.
At Bridge, kids get...more
SafeCare, a program geared for child abuse prevention, intends to deliver child protective services for suspected abuse or neglect in rural Colorado.
The program is funded by a budget approved by...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
A study in developmental psychology published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies documents that being a parent can be learned.
A How-to Parenting program is designed to help parents know...more
A child care workforce study finds a larger, more educated workforce, with more than half of center-based caregivers have an associate's or bachelor's degree, nearly a third reported a BA or...more
Communities in greater Minnesota are connecting job creation and economic development with child care.
Greater Than Minnesota, a partnership between First Children's Finance and the six Minnesota...more
Following the landmark five-part series on the plight of 12-year old Dasani Coates and her family, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration swiftly took action by removing homeless kids in two...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
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