Monday, April 9, 2012

Legally Kidnapped

Legally Kidnapped


High ranking expected in foster care problems

Posted: 09 Apr 2012 03:41 AM PDT

High ranking expected in foster care problems

Don't be surprised if Oklahoma is No. 1 in the nation next year for abuse and neglect of children in foster care, state officials say. 


'16 & PREGNANT' COUPLE Pregnant AGAIN After Child Services Incident

Posted: 09 Apr 2012 03:34 AM PDT

'16 & PREGNANT' COUPLEPregnant AGAINAfter Child Services Incident

It's barely been six months since Child Protective Services took away their daughter -- but TMZ has learned, "16 and Pregnant" couple Ebony and Joshua Rendon are PREGNANT ... AGAIN.


Arla Patch: Maine takes step to reconcile past takings

Posted: 08 Apr 2012 07:40 PM PDT

Arla Patch: Maine takes step to reconcile past takings

In May 2011, our governor signed the first ever Truth and Reconciliation Declaration of Intent between state and tribal governments.


Ex-state employee convicted in child welfare fraud case

Posted: 08 Apr 2012 07:07 PM PDT

Ex-state employee convicted in child welfare fraud case

A former state employee has been sentenced to 14 years in state prison for masterminding a child care fraud ring.


Foster death rally planned

Posted: 08 Apr 2012 06:58 PM PDT

Foster death rally planned

One year after her four-month-old baby died in foster care, an Alberta mother is calling on the province to re-examine its Child and Family Services' laws.


The Foster Kid That The Easter Bunny Forgot- Baby LK Report For April 8th 2012

Posted: 08 Apr 2012 05:24 PM PDT


Vermont joins other New England states to develop a Sibling Bill of Rights for children and youth in state custody

Posted: 08 Apr 2012 05:16 PM PDT

Vermont joins other New England states to develop a Sibling Bill of Rights for children and youth in state custody

At the 2012 Youth Conference held today at Johnson State College, Department for Children and Families (DCF) Commissioner Dave Yacovone signed a Sibling Bill of Rights — formally recognizing the value of sibling relationships and reinforcing the department's commitment to preserving these important connections for children and youth in state care. Commissioner Yacovone was joined by DCF Family Services Division Deputy Commissioner Cindy Walcott, Youth Development Committee Board President Nick Gee, State Youth Development Program Coordinator Katherine Boise, and Americorps VISTA member Quinn Lockwood who also signed the bill.


A Quote.

Posted: 08 Apr 2012 05:02 PM PDT

"Managing a birth mom under normal conditions is stressful."

- A Foster Parent



Foster child disappears, found drowned in pond

Posted: 08 Apr 2012 04:57 PM PDT

Foster child disappears, found drowned in pond

A 9-year-old autistic girl went missing Saturday afternoon, according to Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. 


Foster family mourns death of autistic girl Ariana Pivachek, found in retention pond

Posted: 08 Apr 2012 04:37 PM PDT

Foster family mourns death of autistic girl Ariana Pivachek, found in retention pond

A foster family is mourning the loss of a severely autistic girl who wandered off from a home and was found dead in a retention pond.