Insights: Housing Insecurity and Child Welfare

August 2018

Volume XV, Summer 2018

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This issue of insights includes the following:

• Data and studies on California’s housing insecure families, and how housing challenges factor into their trajectory of child welfare involvement both at the front end with family maintenance interventions and removal decisions, as well as case planning for reunification.

• Examples of policies and programs that offer important learnings to improve outcomes for families with housing insecurity.

• Opportunities and recommendations to address the challenges of housing insecurity with the goal of improving outcomes for California’s children and families.