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.
Can Trained, Paid Peer Support Help New York City Keep Foster Parents?
When Roxanne Williams became a foster parent four years ago, she started in the deep end of the parenting pool. New York City child welfare workers brought her a boy with limited English on a Friday afternoon and left after confirming her home was safe, leaving Williams to muddle through their first days together on her own.