Families who face additional challenges – like immigration, incarceration, homelessness, involvement in the child welfare system - are more vulnerable to instability. Below are selected materials that explore these challenges in the context of children and instability.
- Implications of Immigration Enforcement Activities for the Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families: A Review of the Literature
- Health and Social Service Needs of US-Citizen Children with Detained or Deported Immigrant Parents
- Children of Incarcerated Parents Framework Document: Promising Practices, Challenges, and Recommendations for the Field
- Family Interventions for Youth Experiencing or at Risk of Homelessness
- Residential Instability and the McKinney-Vento Homeless Children and Education Program: What We Know, Plus Gaps in Research
- Using data to make a difference for Boston-area students at risk of homelessness (Urban Wire Post)
Child Welfare and Children in Foster Care
- Stabilizing Families in Supportive Housing
- Does Supportive Housing Keep Families Together?
- How Housing Matters for Families
- Does Supportive Housing Benefit Families in the Child Welfare System?
- Coming of Age: Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Middle Twenties
- Providing Medicaid to Youth Formerly in Foster Care Under the Chafee Option: Informing Implemention of the Affordable Care Act
- Housing Assistance for Youth Who Have Aged Out of Foster Care: The Role of the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
- Preparing for a “Next Generation” Evaluation of Independent Living Programs for Youth in Foster Care
- Supportive Housing for High-Need Families in the Child Welfare System
- Helping Families Involved in the Child Welfare System Achieve Housing Stability