Office of Children’s Services
Alaska Transfers Child Welfare Services for Native Alaskans to Tribes
In Alaska, a coalition of tribal governments has now begun to assume responsibility for offering some child welfare services to Alaska Native children. The Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact, which was signed into law in October 2017 by Alaska Gov.
Congratulations, Alaska: You’re the Foster Care Capital of America
At the end of 2016, the federal government finally released state-by-state foster care numbers for 2015. Congratulations, Alaska: You’re number one! The National Coalition for Child Protection Reform uses a “Rate of Removal Index” to determine each state’s propensity to place children in foster care.