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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Editorial: Nebraska has increased its number of foster parents but challenges remain

Nebraska has increased its number of foster parents but challenges remain

Care for vulnerable children depends in considerable measure on adults stepping forward to become foster parents. Many states unfortunately struggle to meet this need. The number of foster families decreased in at least 15 states during 2017-18, according to a report by the Chronicle of Social Change. The decline in some states exceeded 20%. In […]

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