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March 2009

Foster Care/Child Welfare Budget in Context: An Analysis of the Governor's Proposed FY 10 Budget

This brief provides an analysis of Governor's proposed Fiscal Year 2010 budget proposals as they affect foster care and child welfare programs.

Issue Areas:
Budget and Tax, Child Welfare
February 2009

Fostering School Stability for Children in Connecticut's Care

Foster children in Connecticut are frequently uprooted from their schools when they are removed from their families or shuffled between foster homes or institutions.

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Education
September 2008

Child Well-Being Data by Town: 2008

This data sheet includes data on child and family well-being by town, including the percentage of children in poverty, children eligible for free and reduced price meals, unemployment rates, HUSKY

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Early Care, Education, Family Economic Security, Health
April 2008

Providing Quality Representation for Abused and Neglected Children

Connecticut must ensure that the well being of its most vulnerable children is safeguarded and that their wishes are heard when plans are made about their futures.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
February 2008

Foster Care/Child Welfare Budget in Context: An Analysis of the Governor's Proposed FY 09 Budget Revisions

This brief provides an analysis of Governor's proposed Fiscal Year 2009 revisions as they affect foster care and child welfare programs.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
March 2007

Giving Families a Chance: Necessary Reforms for the Adequate Representation of Connecticut's Children and Families in Child Abuse and Neglect Cases

The current model of legal representation for Connecticut children and parents in abuse and neglect proceedings - independent contract attorneys - does not provide constitutionally-adequate representa

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
March 2007

Ensuring Positive Outcomes for Youth Who "Age Out" of Foster Care

Youth who age out of the foster care system without a permanent family placement are at high risk for unemployment, emotional problems, and low educational achievement.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
September 2006

Foster Care: Helping Abused and Neglected Children

This brief finds that by shifting our child welfare service investments into integrated, community-based, and "front end" preventive services, we'll get better results for kids, and at a lower cost.

Issue Area:
Child Welfare
March 2006

Ensuring Health Care Coverage For Youth Who "Age Out" of Foster Care

Connecticut recently expanded eligibility for its HUSKY A (Medicaid) program to provide health care coverage to youth who age out of foster care at age 18.

Issue Areas:
Child Welfare, Health
May 2005

Moving Away from Crisis?: Alternatives in Financing Child Welfare Services in Connecticut

This report outlines how more flexible federal funding rules and an expansion of home- and community-based services could move Connecticut’s troubled foster care system away from its state of crisis a

Issue Area:
Child Welfare