• May 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 4

Spotlight on National Foster Care Month

  • Celebrate National Foster Care Month
    For this 20th celebration of National Foster Care Month, sponsors are urging Americans to "Change a Lifetime" by taking action to have a positive impact on the life of a child in foster care. This...
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  • Report to Congress on Interjurisdictional Placement
    Interjurisdictional adoption placements are those made outside of a child's State or county of legal residence. A new report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Children's...
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  • Helping Youth Transition Out of Foster Care
    Most youth who age out of foster care do not receive adequate support and preparation for their transition to independent living. A new issue brief, "State Policies to Help Youth Transition Out of...
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  • Foster Youth Employment Forums
    A unique initiative in California has brought together representatives from county child welfare agencies and local workforce development programs to help foster youth with employment issues. In...
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  • Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program Goes Nationwide
    The recent expansion of the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program represents an important milestone for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. Beginning with only seven recruitment sites and a handful...
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