Even when the economy is strong, these young adults face economic hardship.
The legal order has struggled under a veil of invisibility for years. But research shows it provides better outcomes for many vulnerable children
The Ontario provincial government announced a moratorium on ending foster care at age 18 during the coronavirus pandemic, but this is due to end on March 31.
The case Fulton v. Philadelphia is about foster care. But questions over a decades-old Supreme Court ruling may have wider implications.
Visits between foster children and their biological families are being disrupted and reunification hearings delayed.
New research suggests that 20% of existing foster carer households may be affected in some way by the virus, and that we have a unique opportunity to support vulnerable children in the months ahead.
Children’s voices are being omitted from their care records, with devastating effect.
To make meaningful progress on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action, all provinces and territories should promptly follow B.C. and ban discriminatory 'birth alerts.'
In some Manitoba schools, educators are working to recognize that the most urgent need for children who have experienced trauma is to establish the child's sense of safety in the school.
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.