Christian adoption agency in NY receives temporary protection from court

Christian adoption agency in NY receives temporary protection from court

A district court this week issued a temporary injunction protecting a faith-based adoption provider from being shut down by the state of New York for its policy of only placing children with a married mother and father. U.S. District Court Judge Mae D’Agostino granted the injunction Monday, saying the state had shown evidence of hostility […]

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FosterToday speak out for children

How Many Youth Are Missing From Foster Care?

According to the Department of Family and Protective Services, there are about 1,700-2,000 children and youth are reported as missing from foster care in any given year. In many cases, “missing” in reality means that they have run away. Running away from foster care puts youth at risk of many dangers, including abduction, physical harm, […]

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Indiana named top state in US for increasing adoptions from foster care, Gov. Holcomb says

What is the top state in US for increasing adoptions from foster care?

INDIANAPOLIS — State and federal officials say Indiana is the top state in the nation for increasing the number of children adopted from foster care. Gov. Eric Holcomb says that in fiscal year 2019, nearly 2,500 Hoosier children were adopted through the Indiana Department of Child Services. Assistant Secretary Lynn Johnson of the U.S. Administration […]

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Nebraska Children In Foster Care Report

The Data on Nebraska Foster Care Children

The Foster Care Review Office announced today the release of its required 2020 Annual Report with outcome indicators and recommendations for Nebraska children in out-of-home care. The FCRO’s statutory role is to conduct independent reviews of children’s cases, gather and analyze data about children in out-of-home care through child welfare or juvenile justice, and propel […]

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Looking Out for the Most Vulnerable

Looking Out for the Most Vulnerable in Kentucky

Children’s Alliance is an association that represents and supports over 36 child welfare and behavioral health care agencies across Kentucky. The organization’s mission is to improve the well-being of at-risk children and families by shaping public policy and enhancing member agency programs. Children’s Alliance works in partnership with elected officials and state leaders to ensure […]

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Who is Most At Risk And Warning Signs For Spotting Child Sex Trafficking

Child Sex Trafficking. Who is Most At Risk? Warning Signs

“STOLEN” is a year-long NBC 7 investigation into the sex trafficking and exploitation of children in San Diego County. The seven-episode documentary series is told from the perspective of survivors, advocates — even traffickers, and sex buyers, explaining the depth and scope of this problem in our communities and … “The foster care system is […]

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COVID-19 Increases Need for More Foster Homes in Michigan and Beyond

The Michigan Department of Health & Humans Services (MDHHS) is always looking to recruit more foster homes, especially now that some families are unable to take in children due to COVID-19 concerns. “With COVID, we have some unique barriers because some foster parents are reluctant to allow a stranger into their home. They don’t know […]

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