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Showing posts with label foster care. Show all posts

Monday, November 24, 2014

DHS worker reported smelling marijuana at home of foster parents

DHS worker reported smelling marijuana at home of foster parents

Note: Oh my God!!!

A 3-year-old foster child who died of suspected child abuse in August was not removed from the home of his foster parents after a Department of Human Services worker smelled marijuana during a visit, according to a report released Friday.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Don't Stab The Social Worker - Baby LK Report For November 23rd 2014




Saturday, November 22, 2014

Central Minnesota counties bear financial weight of child care due to declining foster homes

Central Minnesota counties bear financial weight of child care due to declining foster homes

A declining number of licensed foster homes in the St. Cloud area is costing nearby counties more money when they're forced to seek more expensive care for children, according to officials.

Note: Of course the thought of not snatching so many kids never crosses their minds.

Report released in death of Tulsa foster child

Report released in death of Tulsa foster child

A 3-year-old foster child who died of suspected child abuse in August was not removed from the home of his foster parents after a DHS worker smelled marijuana during a visit, according to a report released Friday.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Man pleads guilty in foster daughter's death

Man pleads guilty in foster daughter's death

A 37-year-old man pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shaken baby death of his infant foster daughter and other child abuse charges on Wednesday.

Jersey foster child 'abused by carers', inquiry hears

Jersey foster child 'abused by carers', inquiry hears

A woman was "sexually abused every night" by her foster father, the Jersey care inquiry has heard.


The Official Inspiration for Legally Kidnapped is now on Twitter

The Official Inspiration for Legally Kidnapped is now on Twitter

https://twitter.com/MaineDHHS

With a new spokesperson https://twitter.com/DSorensenME (the mouth of PR)

I have reached out to him but I doubt he'll respond.  I'll keep you updated, but don't be disappointed. They don't care that my step son was molested while in their foster care system all those years ago.

They're not interested in learning the truth about how DHHS destroys families in Maine.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

2 Winnipeg families fear for daughters' safety in child welfare system

2 Winnipeg families fear for daughters' safety in child welfare system

Two Winnipeg families who turned to Manitoba's child welfare system for help with their teenage daughters now fear for the girls' safety in care.

In the case of one 15-year-old girl, she has been in Child and Family Services (CFS) care since the weekend, but her parents say she has already broken curfew and has not attended school.

Alberta NDP leader slams Tories’ publication ban rules


In a searing minority report, NDP Leader Rachel Notley said a Tory-dominated committee flouted 12 expert opinions and ignored opposition pleas to reconsider new rules governing publication bans for children who die in provincial care.

Foster parents lose license following baby death

Foster parents lose license following baby death

The foster care license for a Bemidji couple has been revoked following the death of an infant.



Lack of foster care in Grayson Co. forces children to move to other cities across Texas

Lack of foster care in Grayson Co. forces children to move to other cities across Texas

Translation to Reality:  The systematic snatching of too many kids in Grayson Co. mixed with a shortage of available warehousing space forces the state to send them across the state making it harder to visit and reunify with their families.

Officials in Grayson County say a lack of foster families in the area is forcing them to place children into homes outside of the county, some even across the state.


ACLU lawsuit says Allegheny County denied foster care payment to Leechburg woman

ACLU lawsuit says Allegheny County denied foster care payment to Leechburg woman

The American Civil Liberties Union said in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday that an Allegheny County agency illegally denied a Leechburg woman foster care payments and other support for the past two years because the four children she's taking care of are related to her.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Devon foster children GCSE grades 'truly awful'

Devon foster children GCSE grades 'truly awful'

Devon children in foster care achieved less than half the average number of good GCSEs compared with others in England.

Ex-foster father sentenced to 95-100 years for sexually assaulting children

Ex-foster father sentenced to 95-100 years for sexually assaulting children

A former foster father from Hooper, Nebraska, was sentenced to what amounts to life in prison Tuesday after being found guilty of first-degree sexual assault of a child.


Manitoba moves to get kids under gov't care out of hotels

Manitoba moves to get kids under gov't care out of hotels

The Manitoba government is promising to wind down the use of hotels to house children in need of emergency foster care, but the great-aunt of a teen who was killed after running away from one wonders why it took the searing spotlight of a tragedy to make changes.


Clark County settles foster kids' lawsuit for $2M

Clark County settles foster kids' lawsuit for $2M

Clark County settled a lawsuit involving seven foster children who suffered due to systemic failures in the Nevada foster care system.

Province adding foster home spaces, child care workers to avoid putting kids in hotels

Province adding foster home spaces, child care workers to avoid putting kids in hotels

The Manitoba government will create 71 emergency foster home spaces and hire 210 child care workers as part of its plan to reduce its reliance on hotels as emergency shelters.

Note: They could also try helping more families instead of snatching so many kids.

Prosecutor: Nebraska man abuses foster daughter

Prosecutor: Nebraska man abuses foster daughter

A Nebraska man has been arrested after police say he sexually abused his 13-year-old foster daughter.

How A Nuisance Ordinance Could Threaten Housing for Current, Former Foster Youth

How A Nuisance Ordinance Could Threaten Housing for Current, Former Foster Youth

The Oakland City Council’s unanimous adoption of an amended Nuisance Eviction Ordinance (NEO) threatens the stability of some of our most vulnerable current and former foster youth, particularly those who have been or are currently victims of commercial sexual exploitation.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Foster dad accused of sex with girl, 13

Foster dad accused of sex with girl, 13

A former foster parent has been charged with five counts of first-degree sexual assault involving the 13-year-old girl the state placed in his care.

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