National and regional projects of Casey Family Programs and our partners
This innovative methodology to test and implement small changes in child welfare practice shows significant promise for system-wide improvements.
A series of symposia that apply the science of early childhood development to state policy and practice in child welfare
This video and training curriculum informs teachers about the unique educational needs of youth in foster care and offers policies, procedures, and practices that can improve educational success.
An evaluation of the Family Asset Builder, a Child Protective Services intervention for addressing chronic neglect
These studies document the life experiences and success in adulthood of two thousand alumni of out-of-home care.
A suite of products for social workers to help youth in care expand their awareness of racial and ethnic identity.
National Foster Care Month in May provides an opportunity for people all across the nation to get involved, whether as foster parents, volunteers, mentors, employers, or in other ways.
A partnership of 12 organizations working to ensure successful educational outcomes for children and youth in foster care across the country.
Explores programs designed to improve parents’ ability to raise their children safely, responsively, and consistently.
Peer Technical Assistance (Peer TA) is a structured opportunity for teams of people from different jurisdictions to learn from each other’s experiences. Casey Family Programs convenes such teams to develop plans that help improve outcomes for children and families.
The REACH Institute, in collaboration with Casey Family Programs, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Harvard Medical School, Division of Trauma Psychiatry of the North Shore‐LIJ Health System, and Columbia University, has developed resources to help child welfare agencies address the mental health needs of youth in foster care.
Funded by the MacArthur Foundation, this network seeks to identify effective mental health treatments for youth in care and implement these practices in youth-serving agencies.
Evaluating a curriculum that addresses child neglect, the most common form of maltreatment
Lodestar helps adoptive parents, kinship caregivers and guardians in Phoenix connect to resources they need and to each other.
The KARE Family Center in Tucson offers one-stop support and services for relatives and family friends caring for youth under age 18, as well as for people who have adopted children from within or outside their family.
Partnership for Strong Families works with Florida’s Department of Children and Families to provide comprehensive community-centered child welfare services to children and families living in the northeast region of the state.
Casey Family Programs' work to help find permanent families for 500 youth in the custody of the state of Georgia
TAP is the Boise Field office's permanency planning and independent living technical assistance program.
A group of non-profit and governmental agencies, relative caregivers, and organizations from the greater Austin area who joined forces in 2003 to assist kinship families in gaining access to much needed community resources.
This project seeks to move children with complex mental and behavioral needs out of group homes or residential treatment centers and back to their families and communities.
Keeping children with their extended families and avoiding foster care is the goal of Yakima's KINdred Spirits. The initiative helps kinship families through their everyday challenges. It offers services to American Indians of any tribe living on the Yakama Indian reservation and on ancestral lands ceded to the U.S. government, which covers most of Central Washington.
The coalition works to undo the effects of institutional racism in the child welfare system.