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Jumpstarting Permanence

Prolonged temporary care, whether unintended or not, amounts to child abuse.  Child protection agencies have the power to radically reduce time in foster care, but too often back off, waiting to see how the birth parents do. […]

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Foster Families Unite

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed persons can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead, anthropologist Take note, foster parents. As solitary families, your chances of […]

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Modernizing Foster Care

Family life has changed significantly. To continue to provide personal in-home care for children, foster care must change as well. We need to do more than tinker with an outdated system. For solutions, we must […]

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Maintaining the Birth Home

The primary way to deal with the shortage of foster families is to lower the need for them by not being so quick to rely on foster families and shortening the average time a youth spends […]