New York City Foster Care Rushes to Prepare for Coronavirus
New York City’s foster care system has navigated crises before, especially after 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy. But the emergency plans nonprofits created after those disasters didn’t account for pandemics, and the city’s Administration for Children’s Services is now requesting updates from dozens of organizations serving nearly 8,000 youth in foster care.
Rising Ground CEO Discusses Big Child Welfare Merger in New York City Foster Care
Two of the larger foster care agencies in New York City announced a merger this summer, in another example of the New York City child welfare industry’s increasing consolidation in response to the plummeting number of city youth in foster care.