Want to share your own experience in the effort to improve the foster care system?

Before sharing your story, we encourage you to learn about Strategic Sharing. You can learn more about strategic sharing concepts by downloading our guide.

We look forward to hearing what you have to say! 

SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

What is needed to ensure school reopenings are safe and equitable for children and families who are most impacted by COVID-19?*Submit by September 9th for a chance to win $50!

SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

Sometimes young people are involved in BOTH the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. How can those young people and their families be best supported? 

*Submit by July 31st for a chance to win $50!

SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

As states move towards reopening, what supports would help you and your family make that transition most successful?


SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

What are some EARLY warning signs that a family might be approaching a crisis? 

To whom or where are you most likely to turn for support? 



SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

“What are the ways that the COVID-19 crisis is impacting you and/or your family?”

SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

Parent Partner programs are gaining momentum across the country because they provide parents with mentoring from another parent with lived experience in foster care and can support them through the process. What types of supports would be MOST helpful if they were delivered in this peer-to-peer format? 


SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

How can EXPECTANT & PARENTING YOUTH in foster care and/or kinship care be supported? 


SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

How can families be supported to PREVENT CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT?


SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

When a youth leaves a foster care facility or institutional care (like a treatment center), what supports will be most helpful for them to integrate back into a family setting?


SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

How can supporting race and culture help prevent the entry of families into the child welfare system/foster care?


SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

What do attorneys representing families in court proceedings need to know to keep families together?

SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

What supports could help families reunite FASTER?

SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

What's needed to help relative caregivers navigate supports and services for the children they are raising?

SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

Would substance use prevention and treatment services have helped your family stay together, prevented entry or shortened time in the child welfare system?

SHARE YOUR PERSPECTIVE:

Would mental health services have helped your family stay together, or shortened time in the child welfare system?