National Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, communities are encouraged to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies and related activities.
Child Welfare Information Gateway, a service of the Children's Bureau, offers a Prevention Read More >
A parent who does not have custody of the child (a non-custodial parent) is entitled to visitation with the child. However, laws, policies and procedures regarding custody matters vary from State to State. To determine your rights in this situation, you will need to consult with or obtain the services of an attorney in your State who is knowledgeable in family law matters. If assistance is needed in locating an attorney, you may wish to contact the American Bar Association (ABA). If you need Read More >
Through the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, collects data from the States about children in foster care and children who are adopted from foster care. Read More >