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Monday, November 19, 2018

Class action lawsuit challenges state foster care system

A class action lawsuit filed against Gov. Jeff Colyer, Department of Children and Families Secretary Gina Meier-Hummel and the leaders of two other state agencies says foster children are moved so often that they can be considered homeless, even though they are wards of the state.

The Kansas City Star says the lawsuit alleges children have been treated poorly enough so they run away from foster homes or suffer mentally. The suit also says foster children have been victims of sex trafficking, sexually abused in foster homes or -- in one documented case -- reportedly raped in a child welfare office.

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