Casey Family Programs
Casey Family Programs Announces its Annual Awardees
Casey Family Programs announced its annual Casey Excellence for Children Awards and Jim Casey Building Communities of Hope Award.
Outgoing New York City Child Welfare Chief Joins Major Foundation
The former leader of one of the nation’s largest local child welfare systems has taken a senior-level post at one of the most influential child welfare philanthropies.
California Program Brings Free Teletherapy to Foster Youth with Milder Mental Health Symptoms
A program in Northern California offers foster youth ages 12 through 18 with milder mental health symptoms free weekly teletherapy sessions.
Foster Youth Advocate Joins Biden Administration’s Child Welfare Agency Leadership
Lexie Grüber-Pérez, a former foster youth and advocate for her peers, is an advisor to the Biden administration's child welfare leadership team.
States Hook Up to Strategize Support for Kids, Families as Pandemic Rolls On
Eight states are getting together for the rest of 2021 to work out the best way to help children and families weather the second year of the coronavirus pandemic with a minimum of child neglect and abuse.
Casey Family Programs Honors Contributions to Children’s Well-being
Key to Family First Act Success: Building Community Trust
As Hotline Calls Plummeted, Michigan Did Some Dialing of Its Own
It is safe to say that without the benefit of hindsight, no child welfare agency got it totally right in responding to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. But Michigan child welfare director, JooYeun Chang, said that an unrelated assessment of her agency, finished months before the virus hit our shores, was fortuitous in helping to shape a creative response to COVID-19.
Six Honored by Casey’s 2020 Excellence for Children Awards
The Seattle-based Casey Family Programs has awarded six people with an Excellence for Children Award, an honor given out each year by the foundation to recognize “exceptional work and advocacy for children and families impacted by the child welfare system.”