List of Resources

Child Welfare Policy Primer [Updated: April 2017]

In April 2017, SPARC released Child Welfare Primer: A Guide for Advocates, Policymakers, and Others Interested in Child Welfare Policy Reform. Although the child welfare field has made significant strides over the past few decades, advocates, policy makers, and other leaders across the country continue to push for new reforms to lead to better outcomes...

Toolkit: Support Medicaid to 26 for Foster Youth

Youth aging out of the foster care system face unique challenges that can inhibit their ability to thrive and succeed as adults. Recognizing this, Congress included a provision in the Affordable Care Act that allows youth who age out of foster and enrolled in Medicaid to remain eligible for Medicaid coverage until the age of...