Foster Care

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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Baby dies in hot car after foster dad 'forgot' to take her inside

The 10-month-old girl had been left inside a car with the windows shut during the hottest part of the dayA baby who was placed into foster care died after she was left in a hot car for at least two hours.The 10-month-old girl was left strapped into her ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

TRAC: Resources for youth coming out of foster care

CitySquare, a Dallas organization once known as Central Dallas Ministries that is focused on fighting the root causes of poverty, includes a program aimed helping young people — including LGBT youth — transitioning out of the foster care and juvenile ... [Published Dallas Voice - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Pressure must continue to find foster care solutions in Texas

The national debate over what should happen to the thousands of migrant Central American children who have fled to the U.S. seeking refuge rages on. And while this is an urgent issue that deserves a just and humanitarian resolve, policymakers must not ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Bankers don PJ’s for foster kids

WHITSUNDAY Commonwealth Bank staff showed their support for foster children by wearing their pyjamas to work last Friday.Staff members of both Airlie Beach and Proserpine branches remained comfortable all day, wearing their best bedwear to work while ... [Published Whitsunday Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 4 reports

Mikaeel Kular: Fife social services under pressure to justify handling of case

Politicians across all parties call for answers as it emerges local authority twice handed child back from foster care to his mother Pressure is mounting on Fife social services to justify its handling of the Mikaeel Kular case as MSPs from across the ... [Published Telegraph - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Ohio woman won't be jailed for abandoning 2 kids

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:CLEVELAND — A judge has found a 31-year-old mother not guilty by reason of insanity on charges that she abandoned her two young children at a Cleveland homeless shelter in ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

House Passes Eight Bills to Combat Human Trafficking

Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) today issued the following statement applauding the U.S. House of Representatives' passage this week of eight bills to combat human trafficking."Human sex trafficking is a $9.8 billion illicit industry, which is especially ... [Published Noodls - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Former Foster Care Youths Struggle To Enroll in Medi-Cal

Some California residents who have aged out of the foster care system are eligible for Medi-Cal coverage under the Affordable Care Act, but advocates say that many such individuals have reported that the process for enrollment is difficult and inaccessible, ... [Published California Healthline - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

After Child Deaths, Texas Lawmakers Examine Foster Care Practices

There were seven deaths of children in the Texas foster care system in 2013 attributed to abuse or neglect. So far, one child has died within the system this year, but the Texas Department of Family Planning Services – the agency that oversees the state's ... [Published KUTRadio - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Audio: Lawmakers Hear Tales of Foster Care Woes

Enlarge photo illustration by: Todd Wiseman / Karolina Michalak / Felipe HadlerState lawmakers have already met several times this year to discuss rampant and persistent problems in the state's foster care system. On Thursday, they heard from former ... [Published The Texas Tribune - Jul 25 2014]
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First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Capital Tonight: Lawmakers Examine Border Issues Beyond Recent Surge

Learn how.install Adobe Flash 9 or above. In Thursday's Capital Tonight, we got an update from the Rio Grande Valley on how lawmakers are coping with both issues and how some say they're related. But will doing nothing come back to haunt them in November. ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Foster care hearing

A House committee is set to meet today to examine how to better protect children in the Texas foster care system.This is the first time they will convene since two foster children died over the Fourth of July weekend.There are some 17,000 children in ... [Published FOX 7 KTBC - Jul 24 2014]

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Even later when he was placed in foster care, a "foster parent chained him nude to a bed and raped him while other adults watched from the next room through a one-way mirror" said Harvard Law Professor Charles J Ogletree, Jr
"Both defendants are inadequate parents, both failed to grasp the task they faced and when difficulties arose they simply buried their heads in the sand."
"He knew we were his mom and dad and it was heartbreaking to leave him so many times" said Carri
"They sent them to the friend and family members, and until now had not been notifying the home state that they were sending them" said Venhuizen

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