foster care


  1. the raising or supervision of foster children, as orphans or delinquents, in an institution, group home, or private home, usually arranged through a government or social-service agency that provides remuneration for expenses.

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At one table, they might hear about children who enter foster care with their belongings stuffed into garbage bags.

Algorithms now decide which children enter foster care, which patients receive medical care, which families get access to stable housing.

Studies have shown foster care youth are at higher risk for homelessness, the prison pipeline and sex trafficking.

District authorities have removed the surviving children, ages 3 and 11, and placed them in foster care.

LGBT kids are an outsize number of people in the foster care population, and it’ll undermine the ability of the program to operate.

During August and September, UNICEF had helped 700 children find a parent or extended family or placed a child in foster care.

Surely it would be preferable to place Issy in foster care than attempt to kill her.

If the issue that brought a child into foster care is homelessness, child welfare systems must find parents housing.

Q.A.H. was placed back in foster care, this time with a new couple.

His only child, J, who is now 3, was removed from the hospital immediately after she was born and placed in foster care.





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