New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Provides information on the Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program, which is designed for children in out-of-home care to help them achieve a permanent placement with a relative. Additionally, the program provides financial support and medical coverage for the child.
Ohio Resource Guide for Relatives Caring for Children (PDF - 4,690 KB)
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (2019)
Shares information on ways to support children in the homes of family or friends who have committed to caring for them when birth parents cannot. The report also reviews programs in Ohio that provide incentive payment to families caring for their kin to support the stability of the child's placement in the home.
Promoting Permanency for Teens: A 50 State Review of Law and Policy (PDF - 3,154 KB)
Johnson, Speiglman, Mauldon, Grimm, & Perry (2018)
National Center for Youth Law
Explores State policies and practices on permanency and transitioning to adulthood for youth in foster care. The report concludes with recommendations for permanency standards for States.
Quality Improvement Center for Adoption Guardianship Support and Preservation (QIC-AG)
Chronicles the implementation of the QIC-AG permanency continuum framework at eight partner sites around the country, including one Tribe. The videos include the personal accounts of the staff and families that participated in the implementation.
Wisconsin Permanency Consultation Programs
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families
Highlights a permanency program in Wisconsin that emphasizes prompt and decisive actions regarding whether children in out-of-home care should remain in their own home or an alternate family setting.