Strong Families and Supportive Communities Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect.

Children’s Trust Fund Alliance is committed to helping all children and their families.

Preventing child maltreatment is more than a family matter.

BPNN Aug. 25 Webinar Looks at Prioritizing Kinship Caregiver Placements

The Alliance’s Birth Parent National Network (BPNN), Generations United, the American Bar Association and Casey Family Programs will discuss prioritizing placement of children with relative caregivers to minimize the trauma of removal and to maintain a child’s connections with siblings, parents and other family members at the BPNN’s Aug. 25 webinar.

Learn more about the Aug. 25 webinar and join the BPNN on the BPNN page.

Register for the webinar HERE.

Moving Families from Striving to Thriving Presentation on Aug. 30

The Alliance is partnering with PACEs Connection on its new reading initiative – “Connecting Communities One Book at a Time” – that is centered around What Happened to You? by Dr. Bruce Perry and Oprah Winfrey. Because the protective factors are woven throughout What Happened to You?, the Alliance will hold a presentation on how a strength-based approach can move families from surviving to thriving on Aug. 30.

To register for the Aug. 30 event and to learn more about the PACEs reading initiative, visit the Book Club page HERE.

Protective Factors Training of Trainers Set for Oct. 3–6

The Alliance is offering its highly-respected, training of trainers – Bringing the Protective Factors Framework to Life in Your Work – virtually October 3 to 6. If you are interested in training, presenting and facilitating gatherings that build protective factors to strengthen families, then check out this 4-day virtual training. There will be interactive information sharing, activities and networking with other qualified trainers. Spots are limited for the training and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

To learn more about the October training of trainers, visit the Protective Factors page where you can download an information flyer and register.

Our Areas of Focus

Building Healthy Communities

The Alliance works to strengthen prevention in systems and organizations that impact families so that children grow up nurtured, healthy and free from harm.

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Children's Trust Funds

The Children’s Trust Fund Alliance is the national membership organization for state Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds.

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Partnering with Parents

The Alliance models parent partnerships and provides support to other mission–related organizations in developing and strengthening parent partnerships.


Preventing Child Neglect

With the support of tools, training and other resources, the Alliance’s research provides a solid foundation for discussing how to prevent child neglect in the 21st century.

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Protective Factors

The Alliance and Children’s Trust Funds across the country lead the way in developing effective implementation strategies, training and resources for a protective factors approach in working with families.


Public Policy

The Alliance and state Children’s Trust Funds promote the well-being of children by engaging the general public and influencing national systems and organizations that impact children, families and communities.

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Video Overview of Alliance Website

Hear Teresa Rafael, Executive Director of  Children’s Trust Fund Alliance, discuss some of the great resources and materials available on our website. Teresa shares information about our state children trust fund members, our work with parents, our protective factors training and our preventing child neglect resources. Listen to the 2-minute video and enjoy exploring our website. Click HERE to access the video on YouTube.