Finding Adoptive Families for Teens: Practice Tips From the Homecoming Project for Working With Teens Under State Guardianship (PDF - 817 KB)
Chalmers & Skrypek (2008)
Wilder Research, Minnesota Department of Human Services, & The Homecoming Project
Shares practice tips derived from a project in Minnesota that focused on increasing the number of adoptions of teens under State guardianship and helping these teens develop relationship with caring adults.
Georgia Permanency Roundtables
Casey Family Programs
Describes a project in Georgia to develop a permanency plans for each child, stimulate thinking and learning about permanency, and identify and address barriers to permanency.
Illinois Permanence for Older Wards Waiver: Final Evaluation Report (PDF - 1,823 KB)
Quinn, MacAllum, Ciarico, & Rogers (2009)
Discusses results from an evaluation of the Illinois Permanency for Older Wards Waiver, an initiative that offered an enhanced set of transition and postpermanency services to youth who were considering subsidized guardianship or adoption.
Iowa's Blueprint for Forever Families (PDF - 214 KB)
Children's Justice State Council & Iowa Department of Human Services Child Welfare Advisory Committee (2011)
Presents a framework for permanency efforts for child welfare and juvenile justice stakeholders in Iowa.
Permanency: A Statewide Approach to Sustainability (PDF - 116 KB)
California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership (2009)
Provides the recommendations of the Permanency Sustainability Workgroup of the California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership regarding a plan for sustaining youth permanency training in California.
Travis County Reintegration Project
Casey Family Programs
Offers information and resources, including a video, about a project that provides a network of wraparound services and supports to caregivers of youth who are in the foster care system, have at least one diagnosed mental or behavioral health issue, and are attempting to reintegrate into their homes and communities.
You Gotta Believe
Presents information on the You Gotta Believe program that aims to find permanent parents and families for young adults, teens, and preteens in foster care in the New York City metro area.