Supporting mums in prison and whose babies are in care to breastfeed has benefits for mums, their children and wider society.
State governments are leading the charge against opioid makers over their role in the epidemic. A team of researchers at Penn State examined just how much the crisis has cost them.
In the US, black children wait longer to be adopted and cost less to adopt than white children.
Amid long-standing societal and policy issues that need to be addressed, young people in care deserve special consideration and focused attention regarding how to meet their educational needs.
The diversity of families is one of the important underlying themes of the South African Child Gauge 2018.
Young people leaving out-of-home care aren't receiving the support they need to further their educations and transition successfully to adulthood.
Children in care simply aren't getting the support they want when it comes to their education
An evaluation of a therapeutic foster care program has shown significant improvements in children previously thought too complex and challenging for foster care.
Britain's press reulgator ruled that The Times distorted its coverage of a case about a Christian girl placed with Muslim foster carers.
Mothers are dying prematurely after their children are taken into foster care.
A professor of social work who grew up in foster care shines light on programs meant to help former foster youth make it through college.
It's widely accepted that young people living in children's homes or foster care are vulnerable to mental illness, but new research shows that social media can actually help.
New research shows that having a child in foster care is often harmful to a mother's mental and physical health.
Landmark dental findings are likely to be the tip of an iceberg.
Animals can bring a sense of trust and stability.
Vulnerable children have had their hopes crushed.
The NSW government's latest promised solution to well-documented abuse in the out-of-home care system is, in fact, a re-run of promises made by the Carr government more than a decade ago.
We have decades of evidence showing the widespread abuse and neglect suffered by children in the out-of-home care system. The agencies responsible for allowing the abuse have little to fear.
New reports show a widespread lack of care for the cultural needs of many of the 19,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care.
Sarah Hanson-Young told Q&A that Indigenous children are currently ten times more likely to be living out of home. Is that right?