Finding Family for Foster Children: Extreme Recruitment - The Local Show

More than half a million children are currently trapped in the foster care system.

Being removed from a home and placed in foster care is a difficult and stressful experience for any child. Many of these children have suffered some form of serious abuse or neglect.

The Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association based in Independence is going to some extraordinary lengths, including hiring private investigators, to try and locate family members who might be willing to adopt a hard to place...

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From: KCPT

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18-Year-Old Adopted After Years in Foster Care: 'They Always Called Me Their Son

Calling Tex and Renee Petersen 'mom' and 'dad' has changed 18-year-old Carson's life. The foster child from California was in and out of the system for 13 years, but he's lived with the Petersens for the last three. This summer, Carson decided to officially become their son. He says he's gone from experimenting with drugs and alcohol to cleaning up, getting good grades and going to church, all thanks to his parents. InsideEdition.com's Lisa Voyticki (https://twitter.com/LDVNews) has more.

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From: Inside Edition

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Child Abuse Panel Ep.2D: Foster Care & Adoption

Part 4 of 4

Original Air Date: 4/14/2015

Social workers from the L.A. County Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)--Aris Banico, Anibel Cafuir, Feli Gutierrez, & Grace Tamase--discuss topics to raise awareness & educate the community about child abuse, including placement of children in foster care and/or adoption.

Kababayan Today is America's FIRST and ONLY daily talk show for and about the Filipinos! Tune in during the weekdays at 4:00pm on KSCI/LA18 in Southern California and...

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From: Kababayan Weekly

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Bernadette Boylan from Children's Bureau - Dec 11, 2017 - KHTS - Santa Clarita

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Bernadette Boylan from Children's Bureau - Dec 11, 2017 - KHTS - Santa Clarita

Children’s Bureau is one of the most experienced, nationally accredited child welfare and adoption agencies in Southern California. When we created Children’s Bureau over 110 years ago, our goal was simple: keep children safe and support families! We warmly invite you to become a member of our team of resource parents (foster and adoptive)...

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From: KHTS Radio

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80,000 Children in California's Foster Care System

Lynnette Cole, Miss USA 2000, was a foster child who was adopted into a loving and supportive family. To become a foster-adopt parent, call 1-800-439-1905 today!

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From: Aspiranet

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