Blog Posts in "Foster Care Reform"

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Kansas, Safe Families.

After passing with broad support in both chambers of the State Legislature, Kansas's Governor Sam Browback has signed FGA's Safe Families for Children law. The bill introduced by the Judiciary Committee, provides protection for the Safe Families for Children program. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Missouri, Safe Families.

Missouri’s House of Representatives has passed FGA’s Safe Families legislation. The bill introduced by Andrew Koenig, provides protection for the Safe Families for Children program. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide much-needed relief to Missouri’s child-protective service bureaucracy. In fiscal year...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Maine, Safe Families.

Maine’s governor has signed FGA’s Safe Families for Children legislation into law. The bill provides protection for the Safe Families For Children foster program. With Governor Paul LePage’s signature, families in trouble across the state have a new place to turn for temporary housing of their children. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Mississippi, Safe Families.

Mississippi’s Senate and House of Representatives have passed FGA’s Safe Families legislation. The bill introduced by Senator David Parker, provides protection for establishing the Safe Families For Children program in the Magnolia State. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide much-needed relief...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Alaska, Safe Families.

Alaska’s Legislature has sent FGA’s Safe Families bill sponsored by Senator Cathy Giessel to the desk of Governor Bill Walker. The legislation provides protection for the Safe Families for Children program. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide much-needed relief to Alaska’s...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Kentucky, Safe Families.

Kentucky bill H420 introduced by Representatives Tom Burch, Thomas Kerr, and Jerry Miller that would provide legislative protection for the Safe Families For Children foster program has been signed into law by Governor Matt Bevin. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Safe Families, West Virginia.

West Virginia bill HB 4237 introduced by Delegate David O’Neal that would provide legislative protection for the Safe Families For Children foster program has been signed into law by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide much-needed relief...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Indiana, Safe Families.

Yesterday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed House Bill 1183 into law, providing much-needed relief to Indiana’s overburdened and overwhelmed child-protective service bureaucracy. This bill was inspired by the work of Safe Families for Children, a national private charity that is working wonders for struggling families and children in 27 different states and has been serving Indiana since 2008. Thanks to...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Indiana, Safe Families.

Indiana bill HB 1183 introduced by Representative David Frizzell that would provide legislative protection for the Safe Families For Children foster program has been signed into law by Governor Mike Pence. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states and would help provide much-needed relief to Indiana’s...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Foster Care Reform, Safe Families, West Virginia.

House Bill 4237, introduced by Delegate John O'Neal, has finally reached the desk of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and only needs his signature before becoming law. The bill provides legislative protection to the Safe Families For Children program. Safe Families is a private charity that has worked wonders for struggling families and their children in a handful of states, and...[ read more ]