Andy was a sad and angry 4-year-old boy with uncontrollable behavior when he was referred to The Children's Home Society of New Jersey for counseling. Most of his life had been spent in a series of foster care programs of other agencies. Through the counseling he received as a young child, Andy is well on his way to a bright future.
Johanna and Jeramy's Story
Johanna Santiago wants what all caring parents want for their children - to provide her son with whatever he needs to be safe and healthy with a future filled with promise. And she is determined to make that happen. But Johanna's life wasn't always so focused.
After a traumatic home experience involving domestic abuse, young Michael and his four siblings were removed from home and taken immediately to the Crisis Nursery operated by Children's Home + Aid in Bloomington, Illinois. There, they received the support and resources they needed to cope with their situation to ultimately move them towards a safe, permanent setting.
- Dave Bundy, CEO of Children's Home Society of Florida,has been selected as the new president of CHSA effective April 1, 2014. Read more about Bundy's work with CHS Florida. Click 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.
- National child welfare leaders provided their voice during the fourth institute of the groundbreaking national series, “Wicked Problems of Child Welfare,” hosted by CHSA and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Social Work. Held in Washington, D.C. from March 27-28, the institute focused on how public and private partners can work together to help meet the grand challenges of child welfare. Click here.
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