COLORADO: Noah has bounced around the foster care system for a long time, his advocate worked for more than two years on his case to find him a permanent home. With each move, it becomes harder for Noah to achieve a healthy and stable relationship. His dedicated advocate, diligent in her search, often hoped he could have at least one person in his life who will be there for him always.
Because of our generous donors, Connect Our Kids is able to expand our work into the legal community. We are proud to have been identified by the National Association of Counsel for Children (NACC) as a valuable legal resource for children, parents, and agencies across the country.
yWorks, the market leader in graph visualization software solutions, has partnered with Connect Our Kids, a technology non-profit producing child welfare solutions, to power a revolution in the practice of finding permanent loving homes for children in foster care. Through the generous license donation and direct support of the yWorks team, the complete yFiles for HTML product now powers the family tree builder in Family Connections. Social Workers, family recruiters, and CASA Volunteers will now have free access to the same level of visual graphing techniques available to the most advanced systems used in commercial and public sector applications.
Like you, the Connect Our Kids team is adjusting to the current implications of the Corona virus. Most of our team members have children who are now home, gleefully taking over our home offices. Needless to say, it’s day 2 and it’s already an adventure! An uncertain adventure we wouldn’t trade for anything because families need to be together… more than ever right now.
In an effort to assist with the implementation of the Family First Act, Connect Our Kids has developed technology tools to streamline the family diligent search and engagement process. Because of the generosity of private donors, these tools are offered free of charge to social workers, family recruiters and CASA volunteers.