Georgia’s foster care bill put some limits on kinship preference, a principle allowing blood relatives to take kids out of stable homes.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/05/20/georgia-foster-reform-kinship-preference-blood-relative-limits-children-column/3733367002/
Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) – Lift the Wait ROC is raising money to help find “forever families” for children waiting the longest in foster care. Children Awaiting Parents and the Donald J. Corbett Adoption Agency is working with local gyms, fitness and wellness studios. “Our longtime slogan ‘Lift the Wait’ indicates the need for forever, adoptive families for children who wait in foster care the longest,” said CAP/Corbett Executive Director Lauri McKnight.
— Read on 13wham.com/news/local/fitness-classes-help-children-in-foster-care
Not enough foster parents and not enough homes for these children. A fatality of the austerity measures in Kansas to pay for the tax cuts for the wealthy.
— Read on abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/apnewsbreak-kansas-keeping-foster-kids-offices-63106263
Oklahoma-based Circle of Care Builds Multiple Homes for Siblings in Foster Care to be Reunited, recruits foster parent caretakers
— Read on chronicleofsocialchange.org/child-welfare-2/oklahoma-program-builds-a-place-for-siblings-in-foster-care
BASEHOR, Kan. — A couple from Basehor who wants to build a foster care community is closer to meeting their goal. Sarah and Justin Oberndorfer founded their nonprofit, Joy Meadows, in January 2018.
— Read on fox4kc.com/2019/05/15/basehor-couple-behind-nonprofit-getting-closer-to-buying-land-for-foster-care-village/
May is National Foster Care Month. It’s designed to raise awareness of the issues children in foster care face.
— Read on www.wishtv.com/news/local-news/former-indiana-foster-care-kids-lead-viral-social-media-challenge-in-may/2003506014
Help this kid!
There are more than 400,000 children in foster care in the U.S., federal data shows.
— Read on www.goodmorningamerica.com/living/story/teen-sets-goal-donate-1000-bags-foster-care-62823410