Despite City’s Urging, Virtual Visits the New Norm for Many New York City Parents with Kids in Foster Care
A New York City mother watched as her toddler waddled away, but she couldn’t reach out to play with her, or scoop her up in her arms. Her daughter was living in a foster home, and with the coronavirus racing through what has become the U.S.
During Pandemic, New York and Los Angeles Take Different Paths on Family Visits
Two of the largest urban foster care systems in the country went in opposite directions on a key question facing every community right now: Whether or not to continue family visits between foster youth and their parents or guardians as the nation retreats indoors to fight the spread of coronavirus.
Rise Magazine Releases Guide for Working with Parents Whose Children are in Foster Care
Lakisha had an idea: “Why don’t they give us a handbook?” Lindsay added: “Yeah, why am I finding out about my rights here? Now?” Both were parents with children in foster care who had joined a weekly writing group I ran at a child welfare services agency called Graham Windham.