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Ask Your Senator to Support LB 243

All children deserve loving and permanent relationships with adults that they can trust and learn from, especially as they transition into adulthood. This is particularly important for children and youth in the child welfare system. In addition to the trauma that led to their initial placement, children in care often…...

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Encouraging placement of children with relatives and family friends – Support for LB 265

All children deserve to be raised by responsible adults with whom the child feels a bond.   When children cannot safely remain with their parents, the best choice is usually for them to live with extended family members, family friends, or other trusted adults.   This practice is commonly referred to as…...

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LB 265: Increasing and Improving Kinship Care in Nebraska

One of the bills we are working to get passed this session is LB 265, a bill to improve kinship care for children and youth in foster care.  We testified in support of the bill earlier today and are looking forward to working with state senators to make sure that…...

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Kinship Care in Nebraska

                      Kinship Care in Nebraska A panel discussion...

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