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Perspectives on Fostering Connections: A Series of White Papers on the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008

Release Date: March 18, 2013
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This report is a collaborative effort among the FosteringConnections.org network partners, of with CDF is lead partner for the Kinship/Guardianship network. This report provides an update on the implementation of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008. It includes individual sections that summarize achievements and challenges associated with each of the six issue areas of the Act:

  1. Incentives and assistance for adoption;
  2. Improved educational stability and opportunities;
  3. Coordinated health services;
  4. Support for kinship care and family connections;
  5. Support for older youth; and
  6. Direct access to federal resources for Indian Tribes.