All Children – All Families: The State of LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Child Welfare – 2023 Report

All Children – All Families and the child welfare leaders participating in the program are driving the field forward to reshape the delivery of services to LGBTQ+ youth and families. Since 2007, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s All Children – All … Read More

Louisiana Names New Watchdog for Children

Former East Baton Rouge Juvenile Court Judge Kathleen Stewart Richey will be Louisiana’s first children’s ombudsman, a new position meant to serve as a watchdog for children who depend on government services ranging from foster care to juvenile prisons. Richey will begin in … Read More


Study Reveals Foster Children 4x More Likely to Get Psychotropic Drugs

Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) International says a recent study published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology has unveiled the high prevalence of psychotropic drug usage among foster children. The study published in May 2023 shows that more … Read More


Court Process and Legal Rights Guide For Foster Caregivers

The guide is hosted on the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services website and was created in 2021. This guide is to be used to learn more about Child in Need of Care (“CINC”) cases. It is for foster … Read More