About KIDS COUNT in Delaware
One of fifty-three similar projects throughout the US and its territories funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT in Delaware is housed in the Center for Community Research and Service at the University of Delaware and led by a board of committed and concerned child and family advocates from the public and private sectors. KIDS COUNT in Delaware is especially grateful for the support of the University of Delaware and the State of Delaware.
KIDS COUNT in Delaware provides high-quality data about the well-being of children, youth, and families, and advocates for positive changes in policies, priorities, and programs.
Who We Are and What We Do
KIDS COUNT in Delaware seeks to initiate and influence broad change that makes a positive difference for all children and families in Delaware, rather than assisting children individually through direct services. We do this by compiling, analyzing and sharing accurate, up-to-date statistics and research on child well-being indicators with people and policymakers statewide. Devoted to improving the well-being of Delaware’s children and families, KIDS COUNT in Delaware uses highly credible research, data collection and education to initiate change on behalf of children. Our work positively influences the knowledge, attitudes and ultimately the actions of a broad cross-section of people across the state to address issues that affect our children.
KIDS COUNT in Delaware is also a member of the Voices for America’s Children Network. Voices for America’s Children is the nation’s largest network of multi-issue child advocacy organizations. The network spans almost every state, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands and leads advocacy efforts at the community, state and federal levels to improve the lives of all children, especially those most vulnerable, and their families.