Foster Care

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Name: Foster Care
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Jentezen Franklin, Los Angeles Dream Center Launch Transitional Home for Young Adults Out of Foster Care

|4:53 pm(Photo: The Dream Center)The Dream Center, Los Angeles.Megachurch pastor Jentezen Franklin of Free Chapel church partnered with the Los Angeles-based Dream Center to launch a transitional home for individuals between the ages of 18 to 23 earlier ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

Effort underway to improve foster care services

FORT WORTH – As part of a statewide effort to improve the care provided to Texas’ most vulnerable citizens, ACH Child and Family Services is preparing to fully launch a Foster Care Redesign initiative with the Texas Department of Family and Protective ... [Published Stephenville Empire-Tribune - 6 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Rockingham mothers speak about foster care system (Sound Telegraph)

Rockingham residents Tash Dale, Cailee, 14 months, and Andrew Allen, 2, with Thomas Lysaght, 2, and Larnie Turner, are prime examples of how important love and support in foster care.For two Rockingham mothers, growing up in foster care changed their ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Adoption parties help unite families and children living in foster care

SALT LAKE CITY — There are hundreds of children living in the foster care system in Utah. Finding them permanent and loving homes sometimes takes a little creativity. That's why three different community groups are working together to make it happen.In ... [Published KSL-TV - 7 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Study: 19% of L.A. County foster youth identify as LGBTQ

A first-of-its-kind study finds that approximately 1 in 5 ( or 1,400 ) foster youth in Los Angeles County, home to the nation's largest population of foster youth, identify as LGBTQ.The study report, entitled "Sexual and Gender Minority Youth in Los Angeles ... [Published Windy City Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

California's foster care kids are prescribed psychotropic drugs, some not approved for children

Listen Now[8 min 58 sec] Dai Sugano/Bay Area News GroupFor Joymara Coleman, a 24-year-old Hayward student pursuing an African-American studies degree, the medications she was prescribed in foster care "took away the essence of who I was." She no ... [Published SCPR - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Marymount students turn out to help transitioning foster children

A record number of participants took part in Marymount University’s annual Volunteer Day of Service on Aug. 23, with 313 people preparing 2,500 “care” packages for teenagers transitioning from foster care to life on their own.“It was a huge success,” ... [Published Inside Nova - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers needed for Foster Care Review Board

Citizen Foster Care Review Boards in Bullitt, Hart, LaRue, Marion and Washington counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care. Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in foster care ... [Published The LaRue County Herald News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

No need for inquiry, says Ottawa

The federal government is rejecting renewed calls a national inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women in advance of a meeting Wednesday between premiers and native leaders, one of whom says the prime minister is isolated in his position.The ... [Published Waterloo Region Record - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Lawmakers call for end to reckless prescribing of psych meds to state's foster kids

Some of the state's most influential lawmakers are now calling on California's foster care system to stop the reckless prescribing of psychiatric medications to troubled children, demanding the state quit spending tens of millions of tax dollars on such ... [Published Woodland Daily Democrat - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Youth foster care program to open career opportunities

Community Partnership of the Ozarks and Ozarks Technical Community College recently announced the launch of the Missouri Customer Service Partnership Program, also known as Project Xcel, which is designed to encourage foster youth ages 17-21 who possess ... [Published Christian County Headliner News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Different Like You: Angela Is a Foster Kid

On any given day, about 400,000 children and teens are living in foster care in the U.S. Angela, 17, is one of them.By Angela Velez, as told to Jane BianchiI’ve never met my dad, and until last year, I lived with my mom in a small apartment in New York ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]

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"We are so grateful not only to Women's Gift Alliance for the generous grant but also to Coeur d'Alene Honda for being a continued partner and for caring so deeply about our mission" said Christina Hull, development officer for Children's Village
"Those big charities need it, but we need it more. Why should I give outside my own area?"
"Keith's generous sponsorship for this year's Heroes Gala exemplifies his deep commitment to protecting the most vulnerable and precious children in our community. We are truly grateful for his support" said JAFCO Executive Director Sarah Franco
...Bill Lynn, who now works with that county’s program for neglected and abused children, has written to the parties in the custody case, saying, "At least eight young boys will have been hurt by the decisions made."

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