States Working to Improve Foster Care
Posted on Jan 11, 2012 8:00am PST
Placing children into a safe and loving foster home is a challenge for
any social services agency. Several states are now working with family
law advocates on additional measures to ensure that children will be placed
in homes where the parents will be active in their lives.
States like Wisconsin, Florida and California are having trouble housing
all of the foster kids that need homes. Some kids in Florida have been
forced to sleep in child welfare offices due to the lack of homes for
them to stay. These children need not just homes, but even temporary places
to stay until they can find a permanent home.
One of the problems all of these states have met is establishing a connection
with people that want to become foster parents. These people often claim
that they are unable to reach someone at the child welfare office, that
phone calls would go unanswered for weeks on end. By working to improve
child welfare offices, these states hope to house more children in the
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