What Is Child Welfare? A Guide for Disaster Preparedness and Response Professionals

December 2021

Child Welfare Information Gateway

When preparing for and responding to disasters, child welfare and disaster preparedness and response (DPR) professionals can work together to help ensure the safety and well-being of children, youth, and families in their communities. This factsheet provides an overview of basic child welfare services, describes how DPR and child welfare professionals can support one another’s disaster preparedness efforts, and offers additional resources for more information.

Access the guide here