Home Away from Home
NYC’s ‘Home Away from Home’ as a Roadmap to Recruit Foster Parents Across the Country
It takes a special type of person to step forward to be a foster parent. There’s no greater responsibility than caring for children who have been placed in foster care after experiencing abuse or neglect in their homes.
Inside Foster Home Recruitment in America’s Biggest Cities
One hot summer day, Vielka Griffith walked down the stairs of her Brooklyn home to find her new foster daughter slumped on the couch. Despite the intense heat, the 15-year-old was wrapped in a terry-cloth robe, hands in her pockets.