Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
Nonprofit Lucks Out With $1 Million Windfall From ‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’
National child welfare provider Youth Villages learned Sunday night it would receive $1 million from "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune."
Amid Division Over Critical State Audit, St. Lawrence County Approves Outside Review of Embattled Social Services Department
Following concerns about its child protection and foster care services, local lawmakers in St. Lawrence County, New York, are bringing in an independent firm to conduct a comprehensive review.
California Takes on More Oversight of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children
California is asserting its responsibility for the care of immigrant children in the state who don't have any adult to look after them.
California’s Newest Child Welfare and Youth Justice Laws
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed significant child welfare and youth justice bills into law last week, capping a year of investments in the state’s most vulnerable children and families.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul Signed Law Prohibiting Use of Shackles on Youth in Family Court
It is now illegal to place “shackles, handcuffs, irons and straitjackets” on children appearing before the New York family courts.
Recently Merged National Human Services Organizations Set New Identity
The nation’s largest trade organization for youth and family services providers and an accreditor of community and residential programs merged this year, and have announced a new name: Social Current.
Los Angeles County Needs to Put the Money Behind its Motion to Help Justice-Involved Youth
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Youth Justice Reimagined, but hasn't adequately invested in the new juvenile justice model.
Cal Grant Expansion: Newsom Vetoes Game-Changer Bill for 150,000 College Students
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) vetoed the most consequential legislation to college financial aid reform in a generation.