• July/August 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 6

Spotlight on Youth Permanency and the Shared Youth Vision

  • ACYF Focuses on Collaboration to Support Foster and Homeless Youth
    Collaboration among youth-serving programs is a growing movement that promises to expand support for youth and broaden the population of youth who can be served. Focusing on this collaboration,...

  • The Shared Youth Vision: Collaboration at All Levels
    Imagine a collaboration that extends from some of the largest Federal agencies down through State and community service programs, all focused on helping the most vulnerable youth make a successful...

  • New Website on Youth Permanency Grantees
    A new website highlights the accomplishments of the grantees in the Children's Bureau Youth Permanency Grant cluster. The 5-year grants were awarded in 2005 to nine organizations to implement...

  • Family Search and Engagement Steps
    In recent years, child welfare professionals have increasingly focused on the importance of permanent connections for older youth who might otherwise age out of foster care into an uncertain...

  • Convening on Youth Permanence
    The 2008 National Convening on Youth Permanence brought together youth leaders from around the country to discuss the theme "Families for Life: Powerful, Possible, and a Priority for Youth in...

  • Preventing Youth Disconnectedness
    A white paper by the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy takes a new perspective on youth disconnectedness by focusing on ways to prevent disconnection in the first place and engage youth...

  • Permanency Planning Resources
    The National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning (NRCFCPPP) offers a wealth of resources on permanency planning for youth. Susan Dougherty, Information Specialist at...

  • Child Welfare and the McKinney-Vento Act
    The McKinney-Vento Act was passed to ensure educational rights and protections for homeless children and youth, including those awaiting foster care placement. The act addresses such issues as: ...