Family Health

Child Welfare Legislative Updates: January 11-22, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from January 11 – 22, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   H.R. 259 — Rep….

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Important COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

In Pennsylvania, the COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed in a phased approach. View the Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard Vaccine Allocation & Eligibility In order to facilitate vaccine distribution throughout…

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Annie E. Casey Report Illuminates COVID-19 Damage to Children & Families

According to a recent Annie E. Casey report—Kids, Families and COVID-19—Pennsylvania children and families (and families nationwide) have not only suffered from financial challenges and food insecurity as a result…

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Entrepreneur Launches Brand Promoting Self-Love for Black Girls

Audra Robinson, a Minnesota entrepreneur, created a bath and body line that promotes self-love for young Black girls. These products include lip balm, shower gel, lotion and hand sanitizer as…

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POC Households Experiencing Hardships During COVID-19

Information provided by Child Trends: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of families experiencing hardships across the country has risen dramatically, with a disproportionate impact on Latino* and Black communities….

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Mom Celebrates Black Historical Figures with Nursery Rhymes Book

This new nursery rhymes book was written to honor Black role models including entrepreneurs, historical figures and millionaires. Rhymes of the Times: Black Nursery Rhymes was written by Mrs. Audrey Muhammad,…

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Dad Teaches Essential Skills on YouTube

Just like Rob Kenney and his seven siblings experienced, some children grow up without fathers, which can lead to a lack of basic skills that only fathers can teach. In…

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Unique & Safe Ways to Celebrate the New Year

As you and your family gear up to ring in 2021, check out this ASCI video providing some creative ideas to celebrate the New Year with your children, extended families…

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Child Welfare Legislative Updates: November 30-December 11

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates from November 30 – December 11 pertinent to children and families. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   S. 4949…

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Holiday Mental Health Resources

As the holidays draw near, the Wolf Administration has provided holiday mental health resources for Pennsylvanians struggling with anxiety, depression, loneliness, isolation and other stressors. The holidays can be both…

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