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Foster Care Basics in the United States

When people hear about foster care, they often have many questions and misconceptions. Below you will find answers to your questions.

The average age of a child in foster care is 8 but nearly half of all foster youth are over the age of 10. 247 more words


Finding a Home for Five

Recently, a caseworker from LSS/NCA was awoken in the middle of the night. Not long before, a frantic neighbor had called the police about her concern for the children next door. 304 more words


Celebrate Good Times: Our 50th Blog

We are excited to announce that this is our 50th blog post! We are even more excited to announce that we will celebrate our 100th anniversary in 2017! 231 more words


Local Families Shelter Refugee Children

“As federal, state and local authorities deal with the influx of nearly 60,000 Central American children — and counting — who have crossed the border alone, one legal priority is to reunite the children with relatives in this country while their deportation cases proceed. 97 more words


Family Law: A Beginner’s Guide – Part 2: Child Custody, Support, and Adoption

Family Law: A Beginner’s Guide – Part 2: Child Custody, Support, and Adoption
Source: Law Library of Congress

In Part Two of our Family Law Beginner’s Guide, we are shifting our focus to what the law says about children’s roles in the family—focusing on their custody and care.

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Legal And Law Enforcement

A Letter from a Foster Parent: Children Can Do More Than Dream

LSS/NCA received the following update from one of our foster parents this past week and we wanted to share it with you…

“As a foster parent, I see children transform their lives and reach goals far beyond what they ever imagined. 253 more words