Using Local Data to Explore the Experiences and Needs of Children of Incarcerated Parents


The Urban Institute partnered with organizations in Chicago, Illinois; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Providence, Rhode Island to merge local and state level criminal justice and human services data to learn about children of incarcerated parents in their localities. This report presents findings from the three sites and a discussion of the possibilities and difficulties involved in merging and analyzing administrative data on this population.

May 1, 2008

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Immigration and Child Welfare Fact Sheet


One in five children in the U.S. comes from an immigrant family. As part of Casey's work to address the needs of children in families that are vulnerable or at risk for disruption, this fact sheet presents data on some of the challenges and opportunities that immigration currently presents for child welfare systems.

January 1, 2009

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When Child Welfare Works: A Working Paper

A Proposal to Finance Best Practices

Policy Report

This report discusses the federal financing policy changes needed to make permanence an affordable priority for state child welfare agencies.

October 23, 2013

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Tech Solutions for Pressing Human Services Problems

Casey Foundation Board Chair Michael L. Eskew; Foundation President and CEO Patrick McCarthy; and former Foundation President and CEO Douglas W. Nelson delivered remarks at the Symposium of the Future of Child Welfare.

April 7, 2011

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