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Kinship Care

5/29/2024

How Some New York Counties Make Sure Children in Foster Care Stay With Family

Part two of The Imprint’s analysis reveals how New York counties that prioritize kin are keeping foster children within family networks.

5/28/2024

New York Set Out to Keep Half of All Foster Youth With Family. Some Counties Still Fall Far Short of That Urgent Goal.

The Imprint’s analysis of New York child welfare agencies’ reliance on family and friends reveals where children end up depends a lot on geography. Part one of a two-part series.

Youth Services Insider

10/10/2023

A Model Standard for Approving Kinship Caregivers

Following new federal rules on kinship care, a group of advocates have developed a model standard for approving relatives.

9/13/2023

Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts

Congressional intern Jamarri Maurice Kane-White calls for a federal tax credit for kinship caregivers outside the child welfare system.

9/6/2023

Child Welfare Ideas From the Experts

Congressional intern Glenda Wright wants to include kinship care as a requirement for state funding, separate from foster care or adoption.

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2/22/2023

Arizona Bill Would Strengthen Kinship Care and Bolster Youth Rights

A new bill in Arizona would prioritize placing foster youth with kin and strengthen the rights afforded to youth in foster care. 

    2/17/2023

    Biden Administration Proposes Easing Foster Care Licensing Barriers for Relatives

    The government wants to give states the option to allow relatives caring for children to receive the same financial help as foster parents.

    I Had Help Finding my Voice. Others Deserve the Same.

    10/20/2022

    I Had Help Finding my Voice. Others Deserve the Same.

    My experience in kinship care was far different from other youth who were living with foster parents or in group homes, writes Sierra Planck.

    How Hidden Foster Care Harms Children and Parents of Color

    7/7/2022

    How Hidden Foster Care Harms Children and Parents of Color

    After her own experience as a kinship caregiver, Aubrey Edwards-Luce hopes the Children's Bureau can better support kin caregivers and promote racial justice.