About

About

The Center on Children, Families, and the Law (CCFL) is one of 58 departments, centers, programs, and institutes located within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. CCFL was established in 1987 to serve as a home for interdisciplinary research, teaching, and public service on issues related to child and family policy and services. The knowledge of child and family issues we gain is used to educate policymakers, scholars, service providers, and the public. Our work serves as the primary basis for new local, state, and national legislation and has been cited in court rulings, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

Our Mission

Helping the helpers: We provide an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to improve systems and outcomes for children and families.

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