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In its 24 years, St. Louis Crisis Nursery in Missouri has offered emergency supports to more than 64,000 families and become the largest resource of its kind in the ...
Since 2001, we at SparkAction have covered Hope Meadows, an intergenerational community in Illinois that brings together children in foster care, their adoptive ...
On any given day, scores of young people with limited individual and social capital are simultaneously struggling to exit some systems and enter others: foster care, ...
Fourteen years ago, an abandoned air force base was transformed into a vibrant intergenerational community, Hope Meadows, to help move children from foster care to ...
Here's a personal glimpse at the importance of local programs for children and families, as three stressed-out parents share how they found help and education in ...
Connect for Kids
To make positive change for kids, you need to know where things stand, what's working and what needs to be improved. The annual KIDS COUNT Data Book offers both ...
If you work with teens with disabilities, you'll want to know about the Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work (TTW) program. Its Youth Transition portion ...
Could you have made it entirely on your own at 18 or 21? Each year, roughly 25,000 young people "age out" of the foster care system, many without family or economic ...
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I was somewhat surprised when I recently came across the following paragraph on the Voices for America's Children Website: "As a society we pay a steep price for ...
In November 2007, the New York Times ran a three-part series on the struggles of minority-run foster care agencies in New York City that found "a trail of scandals ...