Our Mission is to Keep Families Together
CFR provides families in crisis with free legal representation and social work services to enable children to stay with their parents safely. We work to keep children out of foster care or keep their time in care to a minimum. At CFR, we believe that every family matters.
“The reasonable efforts to prevent a #removal in this case were lacking,” Judge Tracy Green said, speaking to the DHHS worker. “There were no services in place because you decided to recommend removal. I think that’s backward.”
The March 2019 issue of Children's Bureau Express highlights the importance of including youth and parent voice when designing and implementing programs and services to meet their needs. Read the issue.
Today is the anniversary of #GideonvWainwright-when the #SupremeCourt unanimously ruled states are required under the Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution to provide an attorney to defendants in criminal cases who are unable to afford their own attorneys #PublicDefenderDay