New Jersey's efforts to maintain sibling connections have grown significantly in recent years. The state places a particular focus on recruiting foster care/adoptive families prepared to take siblings, and those strongly suited toward multiple children are recorded in the state system. Though the state has taken many great strides in this area through efforts like targeted family outreach, New Jersey continues improvement efforts. Read more.
The Fostering Connections Resource Center gratefully acknowledges the National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators for providing these summaries of state approaches. Please visit NAPCWA for the complete implementation summary.