Rising Ground CEO Discusses Big Child Welfare Merger in New York City Foster Care
Two of the larger foster care agencies in New York City announced a merger this summer, in another example of the New York City child welfare industry’s increasing consolidation in response to the plummeting number of city youth in foster care.
Alliance-UNCA Merger: 2015 Will Tell the Tale
It should always be noted when an organization threaded into the fabric of American history comes to an end. So it was in October, when it was announced that the United Neighborhood Centers of America (UNCA), the courier of Jane Addams’ settlement house movement, would cease to exist for the first time since 1911.
YSI: Live from the National Partnership for Juvenile Services!
After spending last week at one of the country’s biggest child welfare pow-wows – the annual Alliance for Children and Families conference – Youth Services Insider is back in the Midwest.
United Neighborhood Centers of America to Merge with Alliance for Children and Families
The 102-year-old United Neighborhood Centers of America (UNCA) will merge its members into the Alliance for Children and Families in 2014, the Milwaukee-based organizations announced today. UNCA’s members, many of which are urban community centers and settlement houses, will become Alliance members in January.