The whole system has practically ground to a halt. Once the pandemic is over, a flood of children could enter foster care.
About 85% of the children in state custody have a parent who struggles with substance use disorder. The system is straining to care for them.
When American-born children age out of foster care without identifying documents like birth certificates and state ID cards, their financial futures can be at stake.
Bridge Meadows brings foster families and seniors together in affordable housing.
Every 10 years, the government takes an accounting of us. Ideally, every one of us. And that population count — the U.S. Census — determines a lot of things, like how many seats your state has in the House of Representatives, and how much federal money is doled out to local communities for important services […]
According to a study of foster youth, around 58 percent graduate from high school by the time they’re 19, compared to about 86 percent of the general population.
On-campus support programs can help foster care kids navigate life in college.