• June 2020
  • Vol. 21, No. 5

News From the Children's Bureau

We highlight a webpage about the Children's Bureau's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including guidance on how to continue to support families during a time of social distancing and the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We also feature a suite of reunification materials that focus on partnerships between parents, caregivers, and caseworkers; a podcast series highlighting two community-based programs in New York and California; a brief list of what's new on the Children's Bureau website; and more.

  • Message on COVID-19 From the Children’s Bureau
    The Children's Bureau created a webpage with the latest information on COVID-19—which is caused by a strain of coronavirus—that includes everyday preventive actions to avoid infection as well as...

  • June Is National Reunification Month
    For this year's National Reunification Month, Child Welfare Information Gateway, a service of the Children's Bureau, released a suite of publications focused on promoting successful partnerships...

  • Foster Care: A Path to Reunification Podcast Series
    Reunification is the ultimate goal for families involved with the child welfare system who have children in out-of-home care. The Children's Bureau, along with its information service Child...

  • Court Improvement Program Talks Highlight Partnerships to Prevent Removals and Expedite Reunification
    Court Improvement Program (CIP) Talks, which are presented by the National Center for State Courts, with support from the Child Welfare Capacity Building Center for Courts, highlight how the legal...

  • Save the Date for the National Reunification Month Webinar
    Join the Children's Bureau and the American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law as they cohost the upcoming "National Reunification Month Webinar" on June 30 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m....

  • The Essential Voices and Experiences of Youth Formerly in Foster Care
    "Young adults with lived experience are the experts in the child welfare system. Any meaningful change in the child welfare system must happen with youth and young adults as our partners. Our...

  • CB Website Updates
    The Children's Bureau website hosts information on child welfare programs, funding, monitoring, training and technical assistance, laws, statistics, research, federal reporting, and much more. ...