Exploring the reasons why kids get trapped in NYC foster care

There are nearly 4,000 children in the New York City child welfare system who have been slated for either reunification with their parents or adoption for more than two years, but have remained in foster care nevertheless. With every day they remain in foster care, their chances of ever regaining the stability of a permanent […]

Newsweek article highlights plight of teens aging out of foster care

Last week, Newsweek posted a web exclusive recounting the story of John Kyzer, a Los Angeles youth who was recently forced out of a group foster home because he’d turned 18 — and soon afterward found himself out on the streets, homeless and unemployed. An article in this week’s LA Weekly tells an even more […]

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