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Adoption

Bill to Expand Contact for Birth Parents Who Lose Rights To Kids Awaits Cuomo’s Signature in New York

New York State lawmakers approved legislation this week that would allow judges to order contact between parents and children, after the court severs the parent’s rights due to child abuse or neglect. State Sen. Diane […]

New York City’s Getting Better at Helping Teen Moms Keep Their Kids
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Teen Moms in Foster Care Have Their Children Removed at Alarming Rates. New York City’s Gotten Better at Avoiding That

As a teen mom in foster care with a baby of her own, New Yorker RaiLei Girard resolved never to become “known.” To be “known” meant possibly having her own child placed in foster care […]