News from our Federal Partners

News from our Federal Partners

Support for Tribes Around Human Trafficking

The Human Trafficking Capacity Building Center works with federally recognized tribes to develop approaches that align with cultural values while honoring and respecting American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) practices. The Center helps tribes: (1) build their capacity to aid all victims of human trafficking, (2) navigate the broad range of resources available to support their missions, and (3) strengthen their human trafficking service network.

Empowering Youth in Foster Care

Teens in the child welfare system may find it to be lonely and disconcerting at times. Dealing with past trauma, feeling unheard and misunderstood, and the looming fear of aging out can all be scary to them. The Children’s Bureau has compiled a collection of resources to share with teens as you help them prepare to make decisions for their future.

New National Curriculum for Foster and Adoptive Parents Released

This comprehensive, no-cost curriculum tackles separation, loss, grief, trauma, and differences of race and culture in adoption and foster care, offering adoptive, kinship, and foster parents culturally relevant and flexible education to empower them over the course of time and at the right time.

CDC approves Coronavirus vaccines for children from 6 months to 5 years

Working with families with young children? New resources are available to help you talk with them about the new coronavirus vaccine available for children 6 months to 5 years old. Get shareable resources and outreach tools from https://wecandothis.hhs.gov/.