Trends in Service Receipt: Children in Kinship Care Gaining Ground

In 2002, 2.3 million children across the country resided with a relative -- 1.8 million of whom were not involved with the child welfare system. Using data from the National Survey of American's Families, this brief concludes that the standard of living for children in kinship placement has improved since 1997.

Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
April, 2006
Date: 
April 2006
Source: 
Partner Resources
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Welfare
  • Special Populations
    • Child Only Cases
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