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How the pandemic is testing the foster care system
The whole system has practically ground to a halt. Once the pandemic is over, a flood of children could enter foster care.
West Virginia foster parents say they need more support
Roughly 5% of the state's babies are born with neonatal abstinence syndrome. Families taking them in say they feel unprepared for the task.
Inside West Virginia’s overwhelmed foster care system
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.
Life for Americans without identifying documents can be financially devastating
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.
A new program helps foster kids by providing affordable housing for adoptive parents and seniors
Bridge Meadows brings foster families and seniors together in affordable housing.