➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Supporting Everyday Heroes: Recruiting and Developing Resource Families (Press release) (Includes audio)
Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – May 03, 2017
Compassionate and well-trained foster parents are essential to providing children and youth in the child welfare system with safe and stable homes. In 2015, there were 428,000 children in foster care.
Information Gateway Resource: Foster Care: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/outofhome/foster-care/