Ensuring every child grows up in a safe, loving, and stable family.

Advancing policies and best practices that result in better outcomes for children, youth, and families.

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CWLA offers trainings, webinars, and learning collaboratives – some are member exclusive and some are open to all!


CWLA brings together hundreds of child-serving organizations to leverage the power of collective problem solving.

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100+ years of leadership in advancing standards of practice, advocacy, and information sharing to enhance the well-being of children and families.

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CWLA Press produces respected publications by and for child-serving professionals and researchers. Our peer-reviewed journal has shared the latest in child welfare and related research for 100+ years.


CWLA is a powerful advocate for children and families – educating Congress about child welfare and working with policy-makers on issues that matter to our members.


CWLA’s comprehensive trainings are designed to deepen the knowledge and skills of workers and caregivers, leading to more strengths-based, prevention-focused systems of care.

Committed to infusing practice with research.

The National Research Agenda is a transformative initiative aimed to address gaps in knowledge and policy in child welfare.

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CWLA is proud to partner with Relias to help organizations access the educational and regulatory tools they need to make a difference in the lives of the children and families they serve.


CWLA delivers creative, management-focused and practice-oriented consultation and technical assistance to help child serving organizations in the public and private sector achieve better outcomes for children.