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Featured Child

Jesus, 15, is a kind, caring boy who loves to help others. For much of his life, Jesus has had to be a caregiver. He deserves a family that will let him be a teenager.


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Featured Siblings

Meet Antonio, 11, Jamarr, 10, Jamall, 9, and Marktwain, 7, four charming brothers described as full of energy and praised for their generous spirits.


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Family Story

Tim and Michaela Granger's commitment to adoption led them to move into a community of foster and adoptive families in Illinois.


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  News and Announcements

Posted today 1/30/2015

NRCDR Webinar on Data-driven Diligent Recruitment

This webinar will provide strategies for advancing cross-unit collaboration and prioritizing data needed to strengthen your system’s use of data. Child welfare program staff and data/IT staff are encouraged to attend. This one-hour webinar will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 3:00 p.m. EST.

Posted 3 days ago 1/27/2015

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Foster youth eligible for extended health care coverage

An Affordable Care Act clause that went into effect in January makes young adults who experienced foster care eligible for Medicaid until their 26th birthday. But many are not aware of the benefit.

Posted 1/12/2015

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From foster care to freshman year

This NPR "All Things Considered" report tells the story of one young woman who is pursuing her college dreams, supported by a Michigan state program that offers former foster youth a free ride.

Posted 12/30/2014

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New: Resources for parents with disabilities

Read one adoptive mother's advice to other parents and find a list of online resources and organizations that provide support and information to parents with disabilities.

Posted 12/9/2014

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White House announces new steps to support foster youth

Building financial security, creating pathways to employment, and supporting educational success for foster youth are among the goals of initiatives recently announced by the White House.

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Learn about the award-winning national recruitment campaign produced through a partnership of the U.S. Children's Bureau, the Ad Council, and AdoptUSKids.

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