• October 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 8

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Hurricane Impact and Response for Children and Families
    As information on the extent of Hurricane Katrina's devastation continues to unfold, the disastrous impact on vulnerable children and families becomes evident. In the worst cases, children lost...

  • Caring Communities for Kin Caregivers
    Supporting kinship caregivers in the child welfare system often requires the services of a number of agencies, as well as collaboration among service providers. To ensure this kind of optimal...

  • New Webpage Links to Resources on Methamphetamine Abuse
    The scourge of methamphetamine production and abuse continues to have a significant impact on child welfare. Many State and local child welfare agencies have been faced with increased caseloads as...

  • Spanish Resources Featured on National Adoption Month Website
    Featured on this year's National Adoption Month website are resources for Spanish-speaking families: "Contestando a La Llamada: Algunos Niños tienen amigos imaginarios, otros papas...

  • State Policies
    The National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning (NRCFCPPP) has posted a new webpage that focuses on State policies on a variety of topics. The webpage is divided...

  • Resources for States and Their Court Systems
    The National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues (NCWRCLJI) provides numerous resources on its website to help State courts work to improve the lives of children and...