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Social Security Block Grant By Michael Tuskey  Published 7/21 Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) is a Federal block grant to states and territories which allows them to decide how to best allocate funds for child welfare services...
Encouraging Adoptions from Foster Care in the US: A Briefing on Adoption Opportunities and Adoption and Legal Guardianship Incentives  In the United States, there are currently 427,910 children in foster care, of which 111,820...
Stand Up for Medicaid to Protect Our Foster Youth by Isabel Marcelletti Published 7/14 With the passing of the American Health Care Act of 2017 in the House and the introduction of the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act of...
Voice for Adoption expressed its concerns for the adoption tax credit's survival to Chairman Hatch and Ranking Member Wyden. "We are Voice for Adoption (VFA), a member on the Executive Committee of the Adoption Tax Credit Working...
Adoption Tax Credit By Michael Tuskey Published 7/7 When a child is adopted, it means that they are given a family to call their own. While the main concern when it comes to adoption is finding the right family for the right...
The Donaldson Adoption Institute (DAI), North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), Voice for Adoption (VFA), Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York (AFFCNY), and the Child Welfare League of America (CWA) all...
A Closer Look at the Current State of Child Welfare Funding By Isabel Marcelletti  Published 6/30 In the 2016 Fiscal Year, we had seen an appropriation of $8.689 billion for child welfare services which was 7.83% of the entire...
Adoption Incentives and Benefits By Michael Tuskey Published 6/26     Families who adopt, experience the joy of being able to provide a child love and support in a stable environment that they never had the chance to live in....
The Evolution of American Adoption by Isabel Marcelletti Published 6/17 The progress in United States adoption policies was made possible by passionate advocacy from organizations, including Voice for Adoption’s (VFA) founding...
Equality Position Statement
The Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), Donaldson Adoption Institute (DAI), North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), Voice for Adoption (VFA), National Center for Adoption and Permanency (NCAP), Foster Club, and...

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