Foster Care

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O'Malley, religious leaders collaborate on refugee crisis

God will hold people accountable for what happens to thousands of children fleeing from crime and violence in Central and South America, faith leaders wrote in a letter after meeting with Gov. Martin O’Malley’s office.“We are seeing the results of our ... [Published Frederick News-Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

ABA addresses the impact of sex trafficking on foster youths

1:40 AM CDTBy Rhonda McMillionPhoto by Wayne SlezakThe ABA is urging Congress to promptly enact legislation to break the link between sex trafficking and foster youths.The statistics are alarming. The National Center on Missing and Exploited Children ... [Published ABA Journal - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

CASA looking for volunteers

The foster care system can be intimidating. The Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, volunteers of Willacy and CameronCounty are hoping to change that for the children in the system’s care.CASA is seeking committed members of the community to become ... [Published Brownsville Herald - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

NJ Shows Mixed Progress in Protecting Children

Published: 28 July 2014NEW JERSEY - While New Jersey has made progress in improving its child protection system, it would be ill‐advised to relax court‐ordered standards aimed at safeguarding children from abuse and neglect, according to a new report ... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Foster care changes in Stoke-on-Trent: 18 is too young for some...

TEENAGER Heidi Mayer has welcomed new laws which will mean those like her can stay in care until they are 21.The 17-year-old, left, who currently lives with a foster family in Ash Way, Clayton, harbours ambitions of going to university to then teach sport ... [Published The Sentinel - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

THE CALL: FOSTER OPPORTUNITIES

Three young adults, Claribelle, Niquana and Gilbert, talked to us about growing up and aging out in the foster care system – a system that a growing body of evidence shows may be setting up hundreds of thousands of young Americans to fail. For eight years, ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Foster care system responds to foster care child death

Wichita, Kansas — The Department for Children and Families is responding to the tragic death of an infant, left in a hot car last week.“I am absolutely devastated by this child’s death that should have been prevented,” says DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore. ... [Published KSN - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

A look at the US foster care system

07/28/2014Fostering failure? Ronan Farrow meets with three young adults, who have recently “aged out” of the foster care system, as part of larger investigative report on the frightening reality that our foster care system may be setting up hundreds of ... [Published MSNBC - 12 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Migrant Children Have State, Federal Foster Care Competing for Parents

The influx of children from Central America arriving at the Texas-Mexico border has many people asking how they can help .One way people can help is by becoming foster parents – but acting as a foster parent for the federal government is different than ... [Published KUTRadio - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Lawmakers Take Look at State's Foster Care System

The state's foster care system is back under the microscope.At a hearing Thursday, lawmakers took another look at how the Department of Family and Protective Services handles contractors who screen potential foster parents.Last year, seven children in ... [Published News 8 Austin - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Local churches asked to support foster care

NICEVILLE — Seventeen bright, young faces grinned out through their portraits at the crowd of local spiritual and government leaders gathered at Niceville United Methodist Church.Each of the children looked happy and healthy, crisp in their Sunday best ... [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Audio: Migrant Children Put Foster Care Rules in Spotlight

Enlarge photo by: Marjorie Kamys CoteraOn June 24, 2014, volunteers gather at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, where the Rio Grande Valley Catholic Charities have a makeshift shelter to help handle the surge of immigrants who have crossed into ... [Published The Texas Tribune - 18 hours ago]

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...He said the ABA believes no young person should be allowed to leave foster care without safe and secure housing. "Too many youth are discharged from foster care and quickly become homeless" he said, making them easy targets for traffickers
"Theres some people in some pretty tough situations, whatever their motivation is or reasons are this is an option, this will keep the child safe" said Jim Tuller, Fire Chief for Traverse City FireFire Department
"I lost my house when I had my child and moved in with mom," Hartz said. "I could only have one dog at the house so I was looking for rescue help. (Broeske) told me he was a 501c3. I said I did not want to give up the dogs, I needed foster care)."
She added: "I think the new regulations are a brilliant idea because not everyone is ready to be independent at the age of 18."

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ABA addresses the impact of sex trafficking on ... [Published ABA Journal - 2 hours ago]
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Conference on trauma-intervention therapy set [Published State Journal-Register - 3 hours ago]
CASA seeks volunteers [Published Valley Morning Star - 4 hours ago]
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Santa Clarita Valley Animal Experts Warn Of Fal... [Published KHTS AM-1220 - 5 hours ago]
‘DON’T GO OVERSEAS FOR PRINCIPALS’ [Published Turks and Caicos Sun - 5 hours ago]
NJ Shows Mixed Progress in Protecting Children [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - 6 hours ago]
Pepper spray, strip searches draws complaint [Published U-T San Diego - 6 hours ago]
All EBR school system students to receive free ... [Published The Advocate - 6 hours ago]
Vermont unlikely to host immigrant children [Published VTDigger.org - 7 hours ago]
Foster care changes in Stoke-on-Trent: 18 is to... [Published The Sentinel - 7 hours ago]
See a Yellow Ribbon on a Dog’s Collar? Here’s W... [Published All You - 7 hours ago]
THE CALL: FOSTER OPPORTUNITIES [Published Austin American Statesman - 7 hours ago]
Kids to Love: Our Community Helps [Published WHNT-TV - 7 hours ago]
THE CALL: FOSTER OPPORTUNITIES [Published MSNBC - 8 hours ago]
Foster care system responds to foster care chil... [Published KSN - 8 hours ago]
Mother of abused Columbus child pleads guilty [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 9 hours ago]
DCF tries to revoke parental rights for mom acc... [Published News Channel 2000 - 9 hours ago]
Personal tales highlight Cat Care Society's "Ta... [Published Examiner.com - 10 hours ago]
CASA of West Texas Welcomes Eight New Volunteers [Published KWES NewsWest 9 - 10 hours ago]
Amazing reunion between local woman and her horse [Published ABC 13 Toledo - 10 hours ago]
Mother pleads guilty in case of child whose sku... [Published Ledger-Enquirer - 10 hours ago]
DCF: Mom who lied about child's death should lo... [Published News Channel 2000 - 10 hours ago]
Plan would help more refugee children in Md. [Published WBAL Channel - 11 hours ago]
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Expanding Medicaid the hard way [Published Off the Kuff - Jul 26 2014]
A lot smaller than it should have been , but it’s still something. It’s constitutional – deal with it More than 80,000 additional Texans have enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program since the rollout of the Affordable Care ...
No ‘prerogative’ to create ‘rainbow families’: ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 26 2014]
A Calgary woman says she was shocked to learn of a policy at the city’s only fertility treatment centre that restricts patients from using sperm, eggs or embryos from donors who do not match their ethnic background. Catherine, who asked to use only ...
Full Pundit: Common sense changes to gun regula... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 25 2014]
Hot-button issues The National Post‘s Matt Gurney welcomes changes to Canada’s gun control laws that would eliminate the threat of sanction for “good-faith gun owners whose licences expire before they can be renewed (a process that can, inexcusably, ...
Dead toddler cared for by Manitoba’s child welf... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 25 2014]
Manitoba’s embattled child welfare agency is under scrutiny again after officials confirmed a dead toddler had at some point been in the care of Child and Family Services. RCMP say the death of the 21-month-old girl on Peguis First Nation is being treated ...
Feds Pay Tuition, Child Support for Foreign Min... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 24 2014]
MCALLEN, Texas--Teenagers caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border are being transported via plane to states around the nation. One such state is Massachusetts, where a foster care agency is currently seeking foster parents to take the minors ...
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Brotherly (and Sisterly) Love [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
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Toy Industry Foundation and National CASA Assoc... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - May 19 2014]
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Children dream of a family of their own! [Published Adoptionscentrum - Apr 23 2014]
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Legislators discuss protecting Minnesota's most... [Published Financial Services - Jan 28 2014]
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