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Blog Archive: June 2017

As Referrals to Juvenile Facilities Decrease, Referrals to Child Welfare Increase

Over the past few years, Virginia has been striving to reduce the number of children who enter the juvenile justice system. Juvenile and Domestic Relation court Judges are increasingly asking youth…

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Virginia Ranked 10th in 2017 National KIDS COUNT Data Book

Every year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) releases the KIDS COUNT Data Book, a report detailing the most recent information about child well-being and ranking the states on these…

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Medicaid is an important lifeline for kids and families in rural Virginia

Medicaid provides an important lifeline in Virginia, especially for children and families in our small towns and rural communities. It helps deliver critical access to health coverage, while protecting families…

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