Governor Jay Inslee announced a transformative shift for how services will be delivered to children and families in Washington State – a shift that Partners for Our Children has supported for many years.
Feb 18, 2016
We took a look at what you were most interested on our blog in 2015. Turns out, it's a very well-rounded list - everything from event recaps to analyzing data trends to updates on new policies.
Jan 26, 2016
The new and improved Child Well-Being Data Portal was designed so you can more quickly and easily find the information you need.
Jan 14, 2016
We are excited to announce that Partners for Our Children recently received a $500,000 grant from the Raikes Foundation to support the extension of Oliver into the runaway and homeless youth sector.
Dec 30, 2015
On December 8, 2015, POC hosted the Poverty & Child Welfare Forum, which brought together practitioners, advocates, researchers, and others engaged in child welfare and anti-poverty work in Washington state.
Nov 19, 2015
Engaging parents in the child welfare process is critical, but it can be a challenge for a number of reasons. That's why we've focused on strengthening parent-child engagement through the Strive Supervised Visitation Program.
Oct 23, 2015
In July, alongside Children’s Home Society of Washington and the Washington State Frontiers of Innovation / DSHS, we participated in a presentation on the Innovations Clusters (FOI programs) as well as the System and Policy Level work currently underway.
Aug 27, 2015
A close look at how new measures and data analysis will allow us to better quantify and understand the experiences of children and families in the child welfare system.
Aug 19, 2015
After three special sessions the 2015 legislative session has finally come to an end. Overall, we are thrilled that the final budget and several bills support vulnerable children and families in Washington state.
Jul 29, 2015
How does the age of birth mothers compare to the age of adoptive mothers? We take a close look at this question and the percentage of adoptions by age of the child.
Jul 17, 2015