Children & Youth Services News
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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.
The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has suddenly cut the funding on the Compass Project, a youth development approach that is being used in Worcester to serve homeless youths.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Coleman Greene, a Durham entrepreneur and creator of Sqord, has collaborated with Premera Blue Cross to keep kids active by using social media.
The Sqord is a funny word that children made up,...more
A pilot program launched in Kalamazoo County seeks to be a part of a larger child welfare reform effort.
The pilot program, Protect MiFamily, will provide a range of services for a minimum of six...more