12-Year-Old in Foster Care for 3 Years Announces Birthday Wish for a Family to Call His Own

A boy named Samuel expressed having had enough of foster care after enduring three years in state care …
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Cuomo says he’ll fight Trump’s anti-LGBTQ foster care rule 

Cuomo says he’ll fight Trump’s anti-LGBTQ foster care rule 
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Foster-care adoptions in Ohio reach milestone, but need is still great, Dave Thomas Foundation says – News – The Columbus Dispatch – Columbus, OH

Across the U.S. and in parts of Canada, more than 9,000 children have been adopted through the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program, which provides money for public and private agencies to hire recruiters whose sole job is to find adoptive families for the children who have been waiting the longest. A five-year study of the model found that foster children served by program recruiters are up to three times more likely to be adopted, especially if they are teenagers, children with special needs or sibling groups.

— Read on www.dispatch.com/news/20191103/foster-care-adoptions-in-ohio-reach-milestone-but-need-is-still-great-dave-thomas-foundation-says

Proposed HHS rule would roll back LGBTQ protections in adoption, foster care – POLITICO

Proposed HHS rule would roll back LGBTQ protections in adoption, foster care – POLITICO
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Pa. wants foster students to apply for free college tuition | KYW

It’s college application time for high school seniors, and Pennsylvania’s human services secretary is reaching out to those who have been in the foster care system with an opportunity to go to school for free.
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Nationally Recognized Foster Care Expert, Author, Comfort Cases Founder and Father of Four Available for Interviews | State | heraldmailmedia.com

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Rob Scheer is the father of four children, all of whom he and his husband Reece adopted from foster care. Their children came
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Local judges concerned over potential foster care cuts | Fox17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Many within the foster care system are doing anything they can to save one non-profit dedicated to helping vulnerable children. The West Michigan Partnership for Children launched a pilot program two years ago.
— Read on fox17online.com/2019/10/28/local-judges-concerned-over-potential-foster-care-cuts/