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Ohio bill would extend foster care services to wards age 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A state bill would extend the age that younger residents can get foster care services while requiring that court-appointed guardians receive a guide developed by the state’s attorney general. 221 more words

Foster Care Kids Need Love Too


My foster daughter could have been adopted at 6 by a wonderful family but the state would not allow an adoption without her bio sister. She continued in the system until she was nine. 231 more words

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Needing my Angel

I miss Angel.

I don’t know new PSW as well yet and it’s a weird situation I find myself in.

“Scarlett” spent 9 days with an emergency carer before she came to us and in that time she was introduce to religion. 250 more words

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Who am I?

I’ve been having a really hard time transitioning back to life without kids. They were only with me for 4 weeks, but those 4 weeks completely changed me. 294 more words

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He will be gone in less than two weeks.

I am so numb. He is leaving. The little boy who came barreling into my life 16 months ago will be gone in less than two weeks. 166 more words

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‘Dare to Inspire’ was the theme of the 31st Annual Inter-court Conference

Ohio’s Intercourt Conference continues to grow.  The conference is most typically attended by juvenile court judges, probation officers, counselors, intake officers, diversion officers, counselors, court administrators, clinicians, magistrates and bailiffs from the majority of Ohio’s counties.   846 more words

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Orphan Train- Book Review

Christina Baker Kline’s new novel, Orphan Train, is a powerfully moving and compelling story of  seventeen-year-old Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer a trouble teen bounced from one foster home to another. 426 more words

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