Children's Home Society of America (CHSA) is a national nonprofit leader and advocate dedicated to improving the lives of children and families in America. Through our national network of member agencies, CHSA impacts the lives of millions of children and families each year.

CHSA provides a comprehensive spectrum of services to create healthy children and strong families. Agencies provide several services for adoption, early learning, child and family counseling, foster care, family stabilization and support, parent education, and advocacy.

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What's New

  • The next "Wicked Problems of Child Welfare" conference, which brings together practitioners, researchers, policymakers and philanthropists to tackle the issues of child welfare, will take place Oct. 21-22, 2015 in Chicago. More details coming soon.
  • Thank you to those who attended CHSA's congressional briefing, "Wicked Problems, Wicked Solutions: Innovative Collaborative Systems for Better Child Welfare Outcomes," in March 2015 in Washington, D.C. We will be back in 2016!
  • Read about all the incredible work by CHSA and its member agencies in the new 2013-14 CHSA Annual Report. Download here.
  • CHSA and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work have launched a child welfare practice-based research network to help inform and improve local, state and national policies around child welfare and well-being. Click here.
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