➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Bill to save foster kids and families faces uphill battle: Guest commentary
Press-Telegram – October 01, 2016
The bill also ensures children are placed in congregate care or group homes only if it’s absolutely necessary to meet their needs. When children need the services only available in a facility (and not in a family foster home), Family First will ensure the facility is accredited and has important safeguards and oversight in place.