Welcome to the State Child Welfare Policy Database

This easy-to-use website provides state-by-state policy information on a range of child welfare topics. Visitors can access up-to-date information on individual state policies and can compare their own state's policies to those of other states. New topics will be included in the database in the coming months.

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A new report on states implementing Federal IV-E Kinship Guardianship Assistance Programs is now available. See the report here.