• May 2010
  • Vol. 11, No. 4

Spotlight on National Foster Care Month

This month, CBX spotlights National Foster Care Month and its "Partnering With Families and Youth to Achieve Permanency" message. Four articles focus on CB-funded Adoption Opportunities grantees and their work with youth, while other articles link to information on the Family to Family initiative and placement stability.

  • May Is National Foster Care Month!
    During May, organizations across the country observe National Foster Care Month by raising awareness about the 463,000 children and youth in foster care and the caring adults who make a difference...
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  • Finding the Youth Voice in the Permanency Process
    In 2005, the Children's Bureau funded nine demonstration projects through an Adoption Opportunities grant, "Improving Permanency Outcomes by Developing Services and Supports for Youth Who...
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  • Using Qualitative Interviews to Evaluate Youth Permanency
    In 2005, the Children's Bureau funded nine demonstration projects through an Adoption Opportunities grant, "Improving Permanency Outcomes by Developing Services and Supports for Youth Who...
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  • Making the Case for Permanency With Youth, Workers, and Families
    In 2005, the Children's Bureau funded nine demonstration projects through an Adoption Opportunities grant, "Improving Permanency Outcomes by Developing Services and Supports for Youth Who...
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  • Logic Model for Youth Permanency
    In 2005, the Children's Bureau funded nine demonstration projects through an Adoption Opportunities grant, "Improving Permanency Outcomes by Developing Services and Supports for Youth Who...
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  • Evaluating the Family to Family Initiative
    Family to Family began in 1992 as a systems change initiative to create more family-centered, neighborhood-based foster care services. Over the years, States and communities involved with Family...
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  • Placement Stability in Foster Care
    A number of studies have established a connection between frequent moves in foster care and poorer outcomes for children and youth. A new action brief released by PolicyLab at the Children’s...
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