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Latest News: Foster Care

Press Releases

  1. Report: States’ Choices Decide if Former Foster Youth Get Healthcare [April 17, 2014]
  2. Affordable Care Act Foster Care Regulation a Win for Kids, Concerns With Rule’s Scope Could Limit Health Gains for Youth [January 16, 2013]
  3. House Fiscal Cliff Bills Would Increase Child Poverty [December 20, 2012]
  4. First Focus Urges Immediate Action on “Kid-Fix” Legislation [July 1, 2010]
  5. House Approves Legislation to Support Foster Children [September 11, 2009]
  6. Senate Committee Approves Legislation to Give Thousands More Foster Children Permanent Homes [September 11, 2009]

In the News

  1. What about the kids? What can happen when parents are deported [February 3, 2012]
  2. Immigrant Children Face Uncertain Futures, Foster Care [January 25, 2012]
  3. Clinic filling foster child health void [June 6, 2010]

Top of Our List

  1. PA Medicaid Waiver Proposal: Governor Corbett Changes His Tune But Not Enough [March 7, 2014]
  2. The President’s 2015 Budget: A New Initiative to Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes for Foster Youth [March 5, 2014]
  3. The Affordable Care Act’s Impact for Former Foster Youth [January 17, 2013]
  4. Protecting Children from Abuse, It Takes a Village [December 19, 2011]
  5. Shattered Families: New Report Takes Closer Look at Devastating Effects of Immigration Enforcement [November 2, 2011]
  6. Failing to Provide Continuity in Care for Children Can Have Deadly Consequences [September 1, 2011]
  7. NGA Center Takes on Aging Out of Foster Care [January 24, 2011]
  8. November is… [November 4, 2010]
  9. State Focus: New Stability for Foster Children in New Jersey [October 22, 2010]
  10. Because Every Child Deserves a Family [October 14, 2010]
  11. California's New Extension in Foster Care Services [October 1, 2010]
  12. New Report Reveals Fewer US Kids in Foster Care [September 1, 2010]

Events

  1. Congressional Briefing: Talking Foster Care with Country Music Star Jimmy Wayne [May 1, 2012]

Library Items: Reports

  1. Children in Harm's Way: Criminal Justice, Immigration Enforcement, and Child Welfare [February 1, 2013]
  2. Court-Based Child Welfare Reforms [August 8, 2012]
  3. Improving the Economic Security of Children in Foster Care and Young People Who are Transitioning from Foster Care [July 6, 2012]
  4. 2020 Vision for America's Children [February 24, 2012]
  5. Addressing the Health Care Needs of Children in the Child Welfare System [November 1, 2011]
  6. Title IV-E Waivers: Expanding and Modifying Child Welfare Demonstration Waivers to Promote Flexibility and Foster Innovation [March 9, 2011]
  7. Caught Between Systems: The Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare Policies [May 20, 2010]
  8. Addressing the Health Care Needs of Foster Care Children [March 15, 2010]

Library Items: Fact Sheets

  1. Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care [January 17, 2013]
  2. Education is the Lifeline for Youth in Foster Care [September 21, 2011]
  3. Children of Incarcerated Parents [May 2, 2011]
  4. Title IV-E Waivers: Fostering Innovation and Paving the Way to Reform [March 22, 2011]
  5. Children of Immigrants in the U.S. Child Welfare System [June 8, 2010]
  6. Stimulus Increases Federal Funding to States for Foster Care and Adoption Assistance [March 17, 2010]

Library Items: Presentations

  1. Benefits of Extended Foster Care: Findings from the Midwest Study [June 11, 2012]

Library Items: Congressional Testimony

  1. Statement for the Record: Innovations in Child Welfare Waivers: Starting on the Pathway to Reform [March 22, 2011]

Library Items: Letters and Correspondence

  1. Fiscal Cliff "Plan B" Letter to House Members [December 20, 2012]

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