Kinship Care

Child Welfare Legislative Updates: March 8-19, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from March 8-19, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at GovTrack.us. Health   S. 699 — Sen….

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American Rescue Plan Act: Benefits for Children & Families

On March 11, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act into law, providing much-needed, immediate financial relief for children and families struggling from the impacts of COVID-19….

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Affirming LGBTQ+ Youth: ASCI Training for Caregivers

Can you imagine growing up without anyone who affirms your identity? When youth in care enter a new home, it is important that caregivers protect and prepare them for societal…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Terry Stigdon

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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An ASCI Gem: Tulleesha Burbage Discovers Family Heritage

Tulleesha Burbage is a Child and Family Services Program Supervisor at ASCI. After completing roughly 1,000 kinship adoptions, Tulleesha shares that she feels good knowing these kinship adoptions are keeping…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Sandra Gasca-Gonzalez

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Tina Jefferson

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Marva Hammons

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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Celebrating Women’s HERstory Month: Angela Connor

As an agency founded and led by a Black woman, ASCI values the impactful contributions made by women of color who continue to lead with conviction and strength in order…

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Sign Up for the March 2021 Issue of the National Kinship Review

In honor of Social Work Month and Women’s History Month, the upcoming March issue of the National Kinship Review will feature Q&As with five women who have significantly impacted child…

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