Foster care

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What the FY 2016 Federal Budget Could Mean for Victims of Human Trafficking

Proposed funding includes development of a research base to serve victims of human trafficking in the child welfare system.

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New Resource for Youth in Foster Care Considering the Military

I’m in foster care and I want to join the military.

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ACF Releases 2015-2016 Strategic Plan

Document reflects ACF’s shared vision and commitment to priority work for the coming year.

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Planning for Future Evaluations of Independent Living Programs for Youth in Foster Care

Three new briefs highlight three types of programs as they relate to youth in or transitioning out of foster care.

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New Reports Highlight the Human Service Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Populations

Two new reports published by ACF describe what is known and discuss areas for future research related to the use of human services by LGBT populations.

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ACF Programs Receive Boost from FY 2016 Budget

Obama Administration proposes increased funding for children’s services, domestic violence survivors and anti-trafficking programs.

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Following Her Heart

Randee Logan gives a foster child a 'forever family.'

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Child Welfare Information Gateway Unveils New Website

New functionality enhances access to child welfare information, resources and tools.

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New Resources to Support the Financial Well-being of Youth in Foster Care

The Children’s Bureau and the Office of Community Services Partner to Develop A Financial Empowerment Toolkit for Youth and Young Adults in Foster Care.

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Sebastian and Elsa Give the Greatest Gift: A Safe Home

After raising eight children, the couple opened their home to 18 children in the last six years.

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