May is National Foster Care Month, a time to recognize the role each of us plays in the lives of children and youth in foster care.
Read about the President's commitment to promoting safe, permanent homes for children and providing resources that enhance their well-being.
May's CBX highlights National Foster Care Month, a report on the financial challenges youth face as they transition out of foster care, and more.
Learn about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's efforts to discover, test, and promote best practices in child welfare.
At every stage of the permanence process there are fundamental building blocks for strengthening families. Engaging families in case planning and decision-making lays the foundation for success. Ensuring timely and quality visits with youth and families maintains and strengthens connections. Tailoring effective supports and services that are based on youth and family needs is vital to achieving growth and family reunification and other permanent options such as, kinship care, guardianship, and adoption. The following resources offer youth, caregivers and professionals information about each of the building blocks to support efforts to strengthen families throughout the permanence process.
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Learn more about ACF's new initiatives for families.
Find foster care information by State.
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