4 reasons why the foster system is STILL failing

Society is failing foster children in so many ways. There are numerous reasons, but for today I will only touch on four. I’m discouraged that in 2014 children in the United States still languish in foster care. This is greatly due to society in general, it shows in the comments made about children who need…

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changes in the works

I have been hearing some disturbing news about the Department of Human Services lately. Some of the information has to do with other counties, but some of it is in reference to ours. A reliable source recently told me that our county ranked highest in the amount of Terminations that are filed every year. This…

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can you hear me now?

Normally I feel like people in the Dept. listen to my thoughts on what is happening with our Foster cases. Recently it hasn’t been that way. I feel like I am being given blank stares and that they’re coming back with excuses or reasons of why something may be a certain way. For example, Jeremiah…

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termination proceedings begin

The process has begun for terminating Jeremiah’s bio parent’s rights. After the parent’s rights are terminated in a case, the child is available for adoption. First the Dept. has to find reason that the biological parents are unable to care for the child. They give the parents more than adequate support in this process. Second,…

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