• June 2006
  • Vol. 7, No. 5

News From the Children's Bureau

  • Child Welfare Information Gateway Opening Soon!
    In just a few weeks, Child Welfare Information Gateway will be open and ready to serve child welfare professionals by providing the connection to the best information and resources to help them...

  • New Ad Campaign Promotes Youth Adoptions
    Following on the success of 2 years of popular public service announcements (PSAs) promoting adoption from foster care, the Ad Council is debuting a series of ads that promotes the adoption of...

  • Five States Awarded New Child Welfare Waivers
    California, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, and Virginia are the latest recipients of child welfare waivers from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The waivers provide States with greater...

  • Nominations Open for Adoption Excellence Awards
    The Administration for Children and Families is now accepting nominations for the 2006 Adoption Excellence Awards. The awards honor individuals, families, organizations, businesses, agencies, and...

  • Apply To Be a Grant Reviewer
    Each spring, the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recruits reviewers and panel chairpersons for its grant programs,...

  • Tips for Better Disaster Planning
    The impact of hurricanes, tornadoes, and other natural disasters in recent years has highlighted the need for disaster preparedness at all levels of government. The spring 2006 issue of "Child...

  • Reviewing the Research on Substance Exposed Infants
    A recent publication from the National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center addresses the issue of the impact of substance abuse by pregnant women. "Literature Review: Effects of Prenatal...