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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Despite the trauma that typically leads children to foster care, two Worcester foster mothers say the parenting challenges aren't unique.
color) In addition to her role as Rose Caffee in the Showtime series "Brotherhood," Fionnula Flanagan played Felicity Huffman's judgmental mother in "Transamerica" and Mark Wahlberg's foster mother in "Four Brothers.
The three victims all gave evidence describing how their daily routines were punctuated by random acts of bizarre and sadistic violence at the hands of their foster mother.
Numerous complaints were made to Gloucestershire Social Services and they followed them up ( by interviewing the children in front of the foster mother.
The former foster mother said she handed Christian over to the Gays, along with his younger brother and sister on November 1st, 2002, the couple having been approved as his adoptive parents in September.
THE foster mother caring for baby Angel, found under a bush has, urged her real mother to reclaim the "bright, beautiful" child.
Her foster mother enrolled her in a classical ballet school when she was 8 years old.
The foster mother would be under the supervision of the Squamish child welfare agency where they could grow up connected to their First Nations heritage.
The children were allegedly snatched as they walked along a street with their foster mother on Wednesday.
In the comics, along with being birth mother to Nightcrawler (Alan Cumming), she was a foster mother who helped raise Rogue (Anna Paquin)--with the help of her long-time older female partner, Destiny.
But Tarzan killed Kulonga because he had killed Tarzan's foster mother, Kala.
Ita of Limerick, foster mother of Brendan, help us to seek the Promised Land.