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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  • 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.
  • Three CHSA members have been selected for a national initiative that infuses groundbreaking brain science into policy reform efforts to better the lives of children and families. "Change in Mind: Applying Neurosciences to Revitalize Communities" is a three-year initiative of Alliance for Strong Families and Communities in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Palix Foundation. Read more here.
  • The new 2014-15 CHSA Annual Report is here! Read about all the incredible work by CHSA and its member agencies. 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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