kinship care

Ohio is still short-changing kids and caregivers

BY: - January 25, 2021

All children, no matter their race or where they come from, deserve a safe, stable, supportive home. Today, that’s not the reality for thousands of children in Ohio’s two-tiered foster care system. In violation of federal law, Ohio provides far less financial support to a child in state custody who is placed with a relative […]

Race, trauma and stigma training recommended for transformed Ohio children services

BY: - November 30, 2020

In looking to update the Ohio children services system, an advisory council empaneled by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said more training is needed, particularly when it comes to race, trauma and stigma. The final report of the Children Services Transformation Advisory Council was released recently, after meeting for the better part of a year and […]

Brown pushes DeWine on kinship care, national poll shows caregivers could be major voting bloc

BY: - January 28, 2020

As a movement crosses the country promoting paid family leave expansion, a national poll found that caregivers could be a major voting bloc in the next election, and a U.S. senator from Ohio is urging the state to help fund this growing population. Ohio Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is calling on Gov. Mike DeWine […]