Perhaps because of this complexity, the lives of children in or on the edges of foster care have rarely been shown on screen in a manner approaching realism. - NYTimes.com
Transitioning to adulthood can be difficult for teens if they don't have guidance and support, but an event in Ada is helping teens in foster care create a successful path for their future. - kxii.com
Child Welfare Watch and an internal city review have found that about 15 percent of young adults who age out of foster care end up in the homeless shelter system within two years of their initial discharge. - Gotham Gazette
The goal of foster care is to give children a permanent home, but that does not always happen before they reach the age of 18. Some children reach their teenage years and hit the brink of adulthood before that happens. These teens are said to have “aged out” of the foster care system. - Cleveland Daily Banner
The Michigan Department of Human Services plans a pilot project in three counties designed to keep children out of foster care and cut costs. - MiningJournal.net | News, Sports, Jobs, Marquette Information | The Mining Journal
New portal goes live for National Foster Care Awareness Month with anonymous counseling to aid teens with unique issues. -By Mel Fabrikant, The Paramus Post
A proposed Senate bill would allow children who chose to leave the foster care system at 18 to return and stay until they're 21. -By Chris Oberholtz, Multimedia Producer & Dave Jordan, News Reporter|KCTV5
On this special night, with some help from volunteers from the community got together for a day and night of pampering and fun. Source: The Record
Foster children don't often get what they want, but one group is trying to help change that. Danielle Gletow's nonprofit posts kids' wishes online so anyone can pay for them. -By Danielle Berger, CNN
Shortly before McCready’s death from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday, the boys were taken away from the singer and placed into foster care while she entered court-ordered rehab. -FoxNews.com
Blaming requirements they agreed to in the first place, state officials are canceling an $11.5 million federal grant program intended to help find homes for older, hard-to-place foster children. -By Mary K. Reinhart, The Republic | azcentral.com
From foster care to Yale, Rodney Walker pursues his dreams with inspiration from Dr. King's vision.
Arizona’s largest mental-health contractor is under orders from state health officials to improve services for foster children after an investigation showed kids and families have been shortchanged for the past three years. -By Mary K. Reinhart, The Republic|azcentral.com
Thousands of children in foster care will be going “Home for the Holidays” this month. -Santa Rosa's Press Gazette
“Every child deserves a forever family,” is one motto social workers took to the streets Tuesday in High Point as part of National Adoption Awareness Month.
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