“Children being placed into foster care; a foster care system where there are not enough homes.”
Children abused. Children neglected. Children abandoned.
Children being placed into foster care; a foster care system where there are not enough homes.
The media and news continue to report on the shortage of foster parents and foster homes across the nation. In Georgia and Tennessee, child welfare workers fight to find homes for the increasing number of children in care. In Texas, the lack of foster parents results in some children from foster care sleeping in child welfare offices. In Indiana, where the number of children being placed into foster care has reached an all-time high, the state is scrambling to find more foster parents to care for the increased number of children needing a home. On the West Coast, California faces the same challenge, as the shortage of foster parents has grown to record numbers. The Children’s Home Society in North Carolina struggle with their own “state of crisis.” To read more… https://medium.com/@drjohndegarmo/the-foster-care-crisis-the-shortage-of-foster-parents-in-america-e79954f87e1