Every Kid Needs a Family: Giving Children in the Child Welfare System the Best Chance for Success

Every Kid Needs a Family: Giving Children in the Child Welfare System the Best Chance for Success

This report highlights state data that point to the urgent need to ensure that everything possible is being done to find loving, nurturing and supported families for children in foster care. The report also highlights the ways that state and local government leaders can work together as they strive to help the 57,000 children who are living in group placements. The report recommends how communities can help parents and children within their own homes. And it shows ways in which residential treatment can help young people return to families more quickly.