Foster Care

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…

Read More about Dad Teaches Essential Skills on YouTube

My Best Self Hair Care Presentation for CYF Youth

On Saturday, January 16, Delta Phi Sigma Alumnae will conduct a Natural Hair Care presentation by Dee’s Beauty Bar & Spa for the My Best Self Program. The salon is…

Read More about My Best Self Hair Care Presentation for CYF Youth

Vulnerable Youth Are Stuck in Traffic We Can’t See

The covert yet persistent human trafficking industry prays disproportionately on homeless foster youth, but the fundamental benefits of kinship care can serve as protection.  On average, within a 12-month period,…

Read More about Vulnerable Youth Are Stuck in Traffic We Can’t See

Child Welfare Legislative Updates: December 28, 2020-January 8, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from December 28, 2020 – January 8, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health  …

Read More about Child Welfare Legislative Updates: December 28, 2020-January 8, 2021

Deep Mattress Discounts for Foster Families!

Are any kinship families in need of mattresses? Contact your ASCI caseworker for further information!

Read More about Deep Mattress Discounts for Foster Families!

Couple Adopts 5-Year-Old Boy and Has the “Best Christmas Ever”

Exactly one year after Michaela and Dave Robbins began fostering Noah, they tell Pittsburgh’s KDKA that this was the “best Christmas ever.” The Robbins brought 5-year-old Noah into their home…

Read More about Couple Adopts 5-Year-Old Boy and Has the “Best Christmas Ever”

Tiffany Haddish Introduces Internship for Foster Youth

Tiffany Haddish is giving back to California foster youth with an internship program that starts in summer 2021. She recently announced the program, which is operating through her nonprofit organization, the…

Read More about Tiffany Haddish Introduces Internship for Foster Youth

National Kinship Review Highlights of 2020

It is said that “sharing is caring,” and it is undeniable that 2020 has provided us an opportunity to sincerely think about how we share and care. While Zoom calls…

Read More about National Kinship Review Highlights of 2020

Stimulus Bill: Significant New Funding for Older Foster Youth

Through the advocacy and support of thousands of young leaders across the country, Congress passed the long-awaited $900 billion stimulus bill. In addition to direct stimulus payments to eligible individuals,…

Read More about Stimulus Bill: Significant New Funding for Older Foster Youth

Child Welfare Legislative Updates: December 14-25

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from December 14 – 25. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   H.R. 8958 —…

Read More about Child Welfare Legislative Updates: December 14-25