Too many families come to the attention of our child welfare systems because they can't get support for the issues which are causing stress in their lives. This innovation stream focuses on how we can work across-systems to ensure families are getting the support they need.
How does it change the game when you provide stable housing to families first, then address their other complex needs? (7:55)
New data shows that policies to provide universal concrete and economic supports to families can have a powerful impact on child abuse and neglect prevention and broader family well-being. This Digital Dialogue covered one such strategy—paid family and medical leave. It explored what research tells us about the impacts of these concrete supports and provided information about one state’s journey to a statewide policy. (47:51)