• Dec 2007/Jan 2008
  • Vol. 8, No. 11


  • A Guide to Day-to-Day Survival for Young Adults
    Older teens and young adults transitioning out of foster care and into adulthood face a wide range of questions and choices concerning employment, education, health, housing, personal finances,...

  • Subsidized Guardianship Programs to Benefit Hispanic Children
    As part of its "Uniting Generations to Support Children in Foster Care" project funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts, Generations United has issued a new report on subsidized guardianship...

  • NSCAW Reports on Special Health-Care Needs and Interventions
    The National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) has been collecting longitudinal data on child abuse and neglect since 1997, using firsthand information from victims, caregivers,...

  • Crimes Against Children Research Center
    The Crimes Against Children Research Center (CCRC) aims to combat crimes against children by providing research and statistics to policymakers, law enforcement personnel, child welfare...

  • Child Abuse and Children With Disabilities
    The New York State Office of Children and Family Services has developed a website for child welfare staff and others who work with children with disabilities who have been maltreated. The focus of...

  • DiscussMeth Web Forum
    The DiscussMeth web forum was created by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) to provide an online community for sharing information and resources, asking questions, and...

  • SAMHSA Grant Announcements
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has begun to post discretionary grant program announcements for FY 2008. These include Center for Mental Health Treatment and...

  • AmeriCorps State and National Grant Competition
    Approximately $21 million will be awarded for AmeriCorps State and National grants to eligible organizations. The grants will fund the management of more than 1.8 million AmeriCorps members who...