Posts tagged Foster Children
The state of the Nation’s Foster Care System: Part TWO

We wanted to share some common demographics and statistics about the children in the foster care system, so we can better understand how to support this community of children. This post is the second part of a two part series about the state of the nation's foster care system.

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The state of the Nation’s Foster Care System: Part One

We thought it was important for our followers to understand the state of the nation’s foster care system. We compiled a list of statistics that will be broken up into a two part series. Part one of the series will focus on the foster system itself. Part two will focus on common demographic characteristics of the children within the foster care system itself.

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What is a Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and why are they needed?

CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes.

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