How Casey Promotes Permanence for Kids in Child Welfare

Blog Post

The Casey Foundation believes all children need and deserve a family, and, therefore, has invested significantly in advancing permanence for those children and young people in the foster care system. Permanence can take the form of a return to birth family, kinship care, guardianship or adoption.

February 5, 2012

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Helping Students in Foster Care Stay in School

Blog Post

While there has been progress on the issue of educational stability in recent years, Casey continues to be involved in efforts to support school stability. Why? Because changing school frequently has been shown to reduce achievement—and children in foster care deserve better.

February 5, 2013

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What is Kinship Care?

Across every generation and culture, relatives step forward to raise children when their parents can’t care for them. This time-honored tradition is called kinship care. Today, more than 2.7 million children in this country are in kin care.

February 5, 2014

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What’s Best for Children

Presentation

The research is clear: Living in families is what’s best for children, no matter their age. View this presentation given to the National Governors Association.

September 23, 2013

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Many Strategies, One Goal: Empowering Residents

Believing resident involvement is critical to lasting community change, the Casey Foundation has employed a variety of strategies to engage residents in shaping solutions to local challenges and to connect them to each other and the resources they need.

May 1, 2007

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