Completing the Census for Foster Children during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, tribal human services were stretched thin and significantly under-resourced. Human service programs in tribal communities are on the frontlines providing care and protection to vulnerable children, adults, and families. In this time of uncertainty and anxiety, there are many questions about how to best support both the long- and short-term needs of Native children in care. While the list of resources below may be useful to you now, ensuring that there is an accurate Census count of Native children in out-of-home care is also important for the long-term health of children, families, and communities for generations to come. Read more.