Kentucky Officials say Volunteers Needed

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say volunteers are needed for county Citizen Foster Care Review Boards. The volunteers would review the cases of children placed in care because of dependency, neglect or abuse to ensure they are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. Officials say counties in need of volunteers include […]

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Are you an Empty Nester who can help foster children?

There is currently a shortfall of 920 foster carers in the south east of England and more than 8,000 across the UK, with that number likely to grow given the increased rate in children entering the care system and the ageing population of foster carers. Five Rivers Child Care commissioned a survey of 2,000 respondents […]

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Washington Organization Doing Great Things for Foster Care

SEATTLE, PRNewswire/ — Treehouse, which gives youth in foster care a childhood and a future, announced its highest ever on-time graduation for the Class of 2018 at 69 percent. The previous high was 68 percent, matched last year. Nationally, less than 50 percent of youth in foster care graduate from high school by age 18. […]

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