Counties are working to break cycles of multigenerational poverty across the country. Learn how counties can provide high-quality services to children and families by sharing service provision with partners.
In an era of fiscal constraints, counties are developing innovative solutions to serve their residents. The National Association of Counties (NACo) and the National Council of County Association Executives (NCCAE) are key partners in helping counties meet these challenges.
New NACo research tracks how counties intersect workforce development and reentry
Getting formerly incarcerated individuals into good paying jobs helps the local economy and efforts to reduce recidivism.
Meeting the needs of the inmate population requires county jails to involve health professionals and treatment providers even as they seek ways to improve how they address mental illness and medical conditions.
County governments provide essential services to create healthy, safe, vibrant and economically resilient communities. Maintaining safe and secure communities is one of the most important functions of county governments. Most counties are involved in almost every aspect of law enforcement and crime prevention, including policing, judicial and legal services and corrections.