Community partnerships between Head Start and Early Head Start programs and child welfare agencies can help improve the lives of the children and families they serve. By working together, programs and child welfare agencies can help ensure safety, consistency, and well-being for young children and their families.
Explore this series to learn strategies to build effective partnerships with child welfare agencies. Learn how these partnerships benefit everyone—programs, child welfare agencies, and, most importantly, children and families themselves.
In this overview, learn about the importance of community partnerships with child welfare agencies for program leaders and staff.
Explore this resource to learn ways to build effective, engaged, and collaborative relationships with child welfare agencies to strengthen family well-being.
Explore ways to partner with families when there is child welfare agency involvement. Find out how to use both a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach to build trusting relationships with families.
Watch this webinar to learn how early childhood programs and child welfare agencies can work together to protect children and strengthen families.
National Centers:Parent, Family and Community Engagement
Last Updated: February 1, 2021