Gov. Mike DeWine has signed an executive order that establishes an advisory council that will come up with suggestions for how to make it work better for
— Read on www.wvxu.org/post/gov-dewine-wants-overhaul-ohios-foster-care-system
By letting agencies turn away LGBTQ prospective foster parents, advocates say the Trump administration is putting kids at risk.
— Read on www.vox.com/2019/11/5/20947709/trump-hhs-lgbt-lgbtq-youth-foster-care
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
— Read on www.politico.com/news/2019/11/01/trump-hhs-lgbtq-children-064135
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.
— Read on kywnewsradio.radio.com/articles/news/pa-wants-foster-students-apply-free-college-tuition
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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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/