Family values need to be more than just talk. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. See Kate Breslin’s message about child abuse prevention in New York State.
With only one in five youth in foster care attending college, the Fostering Youth Success Alliance, of which the Schuyler Center is a member, is working to make college a realistic goal for youth in foster care. Read more about the initiative in a piece by the Albany Times Union, with quotes from Schuyler Center’s…
Medicaid to 26 offers health insurance to the more than 20,000 youth who age-out of foster care each year across the country. Read Kate Breslin’s message on the work Schuyler is doing to connect youth to this benefit.
Our comments on December 1 focused on the need for more data, a higher state match to support county services, and the need to create a program that can offer community targeted preventive services. The full testimony can be found under Resources here.
Family Assessment Response (FAR), an alternative to an investigative response to low- and moderate-risk reports to the Statewide Central Register for child abuse and neglect, is now in 24 counties throughout New York State. See our new fact sheet.