Learn More About the Field
CFR compiles many resources to do our work and make policy recommendations.
CFR advocates for families by supporting SCR reform and Preserving Family’s Bonds Act. Learn more by clicking on the following links:
A new study conducted by NYU School of Law found that holistic, multi-disciplinary representation is more effective than traditional legal representation in keeping families together and children out of the foster care system. CFR was one of the three interdisciplinary family defense offices that was examined through the study. Read the full study here.
Learn more about foster care to understand why CFR works to keep children out of the system.
Read about child welfare to understand the lives of disadvantaged children around the city and country.