foster care

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foster care

The care of individuals who cannot live independently (such as children, homeless families, or frail elderly people) in a group or private home.
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If a foster child is hoarding food or running away, Sparks said that child's guardian should be looking at ways to address the underlying trauma causing those behaviors.
com and click on the foster kids link to find out how they can be matched with a foster child in their area and the location of the Sleep Country store nearest to them.
You just can't imagine what a difference it makes to a foster child to know that somebody cares enough to fulfill their Christmas wish.
Sleep Country USA continues to raise awareness of the growing foster child needs throughout the states of Washington and Oregon that have reached staggering proportions.
Speaking from the main concert stage, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa told the foster children in the crowd that his mother was also a foster child.
The goal of the Sleep Country Foster Child Project is to help these kids lead as normal a life as possible and to reach their fullest potential.
After spending days in a New Orleans hospital with no electricity and little to eat or drink, Los Angeles County foster child Brittany Williams said Wednesday she's lucky to be alive and glad to be reunited with her grandmother.
Edward is a foster child who, without his community's support and donation of football equipment, would be deprived of the opportunity to develop his talent and the chance to realize his dream.
For Sandra DiGiovanni, mentoring a foster child has brought unique rewards.
Below right, Morgan Rector of Westlake Village spends time with his foster child, Anastasia, 5, from Siberia.
We're inviting county residents to find out more about how they can make a difference for one foster child by opening their homes and their hearts this holiday season," said Barbara Fitzgerald, Director of the Ventura County Human Services Agency and one of the private/public partners sponsoring the "Foster Homes for the Holidays" campaign.
The drive, completed at the end of March, requested help for several partner non-profit foster child organizations in the Washington and Oregon area that serve the growing number of foster kids in the Pacific Northwest.