children and family futures
STARS Program Helps Drug Court, Families Align
In 2001, a nonprofit drug treatment provider called Bridges joined a bold new venture with the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). It was aimed at better serving the children of parents who had come into contact with the child welfare system because of drug use or addiction.
Family First’s Opponents Will Have Much to Answer For
When the goal of providing social services is helping children and their families, accountability for results seems like a very good idea. Let’s take a look at the results so far in the recent efforts in Congress to pass the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFA) approved by the House in July, but now pending in the Senate.