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HEART Broward County Symposium

Through collaboration with local advocates, civic and business leaders, HEART is moving forward to preserve more families and ensure the safety of children in Broward County, Florida. At a community forum held this past Wednesday, October 19, HEART rolled out its plan to further reduce homelessness among families, caseloads for child welfare agencies, and circumstances that end up separating children from their parents. The Honorable Rafael López, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (pictured below), delivered the keynote presentation and spoke about the importance of community involvement.  Read more by clicking here.
Five grantee sites representing over 65 public and private collaborations are part of the national Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System and are implementing family supportive housing in their communities. Visit the Child Welfare and Supportive Housing Resource Center online for more detailed information about the local demonstrations. The Resource Center provides expert technical assistance to the five demonstration sites and is managed by CSH. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children, & Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), and four national foundations developed the $35 million public-private partnership designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of supportive housing for child welfare-involved families. Collaborating  and funding foundations include the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Annie E. Casey Foundation, Casey Family Programs, and Edna McConnell Clark Foundation.
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