Peer services

Learn new ideas, share tips and resources, and stay informed about emerging topics in diligent recruitment with our peer group.

The diligent recruitment peer group provides opportunities to connect with professionals like you in other child welfare systems who are responsible for diligent recruitment planning and implementation.

We strive to promote collaboration among child welfare systems’ staff who engage in diligent recruitment work. Our goal is to support you in improving diligent recruitment practice and achieving positive outcomes for children and youth in foster care.

Who can join?

Members of this group include program managers and child welfare staff responsible for recruiting, retaining, developing, and supporting foster, adoptive, and kinship families who are caring for children and youth. Each member must be approved by the Children’s Bureau.

Interested in becoming a member? Please share your interest by using the short form below. A member of our team will follow up with you.

AdoptUSKids and the National Center for Diligent Recruitment are operated by the National Adoption Association and made possible by grant number 90CO1143 from the US Children's Bureau. The contents of this website are solely the responsibility of the National Adoption Association and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Children's Bureau, ACYF, ACF, or HHS.

Contact Us

Wherever you are in your diligent recruitment planning and implementation process, our National Center for Diligent Recruitment staff are here to help you.



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