➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: How The Heroin Crisis Is Straining Foster Care
Huffington Post – April 11, 2017
With the increase in children being placed into foster care, the foster care system is struggling to keep up. With roughly 450,000 children in foster care across the nation, there are not enough foster homes, as foster care agencies face the challenge of recruitment and retention of foster parents. The end result is simply that there are not enough homes for children in need to be placed in, or a child is moved from one home to another.