Child & Youth

Resources for healthcare issues particularly pertinent to children and youth, and their caregivers, guardians and advocates, are under way for this section.

Texas CASA and One Voice Texas are supporting Senate Bill 830 to create a State ombudsman for children and youth in    Screen Shot 2015-05-06 at 10.11.47 AMScreen Shot 2015-04-14 at 5.20.27 PMfoster care. The bill would empower children and youth in State care to report concerns about their placements and rights violations, ensuring these issues are addressed with the highest level of transparency and accountability. Read more here.

Screen Shot 2015-04-15 at 10.15.35 AM The Center for Public Policy Priorities will offer a free Webinar, 12 p.m. CDT, April 29. 2015, to learn how to use the Kids Count Data Center to access child well-being data related to education, employment and income, health, poverty and youth risk factors. Register for the Webinar here.