Overview of Child Welfare

A basic explanation of the relationship between the federal and state laws that structure the state processes that protect or support abused and negelcted children.

Federal Child
Welfare Policy

A description of federal funding in child welfare.

A description of important federal laws that set forth federal child welfare policy.

What is the Child Welfare System

A description of the basic processof federal oversight in child welfare.

Links to statistical information, data on child welfare, and studies available online.