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.
Children and Family Services (CFS) in the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services aims to return children in state custody safely to their families.
Thanks to CFS, Nebraska is seeing...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
The Urban Institute's newest Work Support Strategies research, "Confronting the Child Care Eligibility Maze," helps states face onerous administrative methods that make it hard for low-income...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
Miami-Dade County's Community Action and Human Services Department will be holding a series of workshops geared towards domestic violence awareness and safer community promotion for women and...more
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) presents additional and supportive healthful provisions, nutrition education, and recommendations to other health,...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 new Columbia University and World Vision research finds that spaces created to keep children safe after an emergency or conflict can help them cope from trauma.
World Vision's Director of...more
The Silvis Home Run 5K marathon, part of the Silvis, Illinois' Family Day, which continued into the night with the 13th Annual Moonlight Festival, has successfully garnered funds to help kids,...more
According to the Department of Health and Human Services officials, the number of U.S. child abuse and neglect victims dropped for the sixth consecutive year in 2012.
A report also indicates that...more