This section offers resources on promising approaches and strategies for the diligent recruitment of families for children.
National Resource Center for Diligent Recruitment (NRCDR)
Assists States, Tribes, and territories with foster and adoptive family recruitment and retention.
2011 National Adoption Month Capacity Building Toolkit (PDF - 3,000 KB)
Provides information and tools aimed at helping build agency capacity in working with children, youth, and families in five key areas of child welfare practice: supporting and retaining families, diligent recruitment, working with diverse populations, proactive family finding, and interjurisdictional placements.
Recruitment and Retention of Resource Families: A Breakthrough Series Collaborative
Casey Family Programs (2005)
Describes successful strategies used and lessons learned by 22 public child welfare agencies.