Youth

Artwork of drawings and photos of children and families that include the words "Making Meaning Connections" - 2014 Prevention Resource Guide

April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

This year, we celebrate the theme "Making Meaningful Connections" to help protect children and youth and strengthen families.

Photo Enrique sitting in his office.

Enrique's Story

After he and his siblings went into separate foster care, older brother goes back for his family to keep them together.

Photo of two youth smiling.

New CB Web Section Offers Videos and Publications on Program Evaluation in Child Welfare

Program evaluation plays a critical role in child welfare.

Photo of 15-year-old Sierra, an adopted child.

Sierra’s Adoption Story

Sierra Nichelle Shyanne Keech, 15, of Alaska shares with us her advice to parents and children about adoption.

Photo of Emily Brunelle

Giving Foster Youth a Voice

Children’s Bureau Uses Social Media to Help Collect Data to Improve State Foster Care Systems.

Photo a teenage guy kissing a teenage girl's cheek.

Supporting Youth this February and throughout the Year

Resources from the Family and Youth Services Bureau & the Office of Adolescent Health

A family photo a father with his five children.

The Herbert Family

Inspired by the father-figure role model his uncle played for him, adoption was something Dwayne Herbert always knew he wanted to pursue.

Photo of Barry Farmer and his son Darrell.

The Farmer Family

Barry Farmer had no problem adopting outside of his race. Everybody deserves love and a family.

Photo of Edwin hugging his mother.

Edwin's Story

Adoption changed his life, making him feel more confident and happy.

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Current Child Welfare Data Now Available

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