• April 2013
  • Vol. 14, No. 3

News From the Children's Bureau

In a special message, Joe Bock, Acting Associate Commissioner of the Children's Bureau, gives his final thoughts on the Bureau's centennial year. We also feature a study on the economic well-being of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth transitioning out of care and a report on the number of intercountry adoptions in 2012.

  • Children's Bureau Centennial Wrap-Up
    A message from Joe Bock, Acting Associate Commissioner, Children’s BureauThe Children's Bureau is the oldest government agency in the world that actively serves children, youth, and...

  • ACF Evaluation Policy
    In November 2012, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) released its evaluation policy. To achieve its goal of fostering health and well-being through "providing Federal...

  • Economic Well-Being of LGB Youth in Care
    While much research has centered on racial and ethnic differences in the self-sufficiency of youth transitioning from foster care to independent living, less research has been conducted concerning...

  • Annual Intercountry Adoption Report
    The Office of Children's Issues within the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs has issued the Fiscal Year 2012 Annual Report on Intercountry Adoption. The report is mandated by...

  • New! From CB
    The Children's Bureau website carries information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, Federal reporting, and much more....