Growing Concern Over Broken Adoptions

For more than a decade national child welfare policy has encouraged timely adoptions as way to stabilize the lives of kids in foster care. But the system is challenged when a child’s new home proves to be a bad fit.

Occupational Therapy

With an emphasis on self-reflection, psychologists at a Bronx homeless shelter are pioneering a new way to coax residents into jobs.

Safe and Sound

Last year, city social workers entered homes nearly 56,000 times to investigate child abuse and neglect allegations–but only rarely could they give families more than trouble. Can we make New York’s kids safer by turning troubled parents into partners?