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Let's Clear up the Myths and Misconceptions About Foster Care

Let's Clear up the Myths and Misconceptions About Foster Care

Foster care is a system of caregiving for children who cannot safely live with their biological parents. It's intended to be temporary, although under certain circumstances,...

New program helps kids in foster care beat the odds as adults

New program helps kids in foster care beat the odds as adults

CINCINNATI — After nine and a half years in foster care, Cannon Hopey felt more than ready to be on his own when he turned 18. “I was just trying to rush to be an adult at that...

New program to place former foster children on a path to self-sufficiency

New program to place former foster children on a path to self-sufficiency

Hamilton County, Ohio – GreenLight Fund Cincinnati and Hamilton County Job and Family Services are teaming up to bring First Place for Youth to Cincinnati. First Place for Youth...

Let's Clear up the Myths and Misconceptions About Foster Care

Let's Clear up the Myths and Misconceptions About Foster Care

Foster care is a system of caregiving for children who cannot safely live with their biological parents. It's intended to be temporary, although under certain circumstances,...

New program helps kids in foster care beat the odds as adults

New program helps kids in foster care beat the odds as adults

CINCINNATI — After nine and a half years in foster care, Cannon Hopey felt more than ready to be on his own when he turned 18. “I was just trying to rush to be an adult at that...

New program to place former foster children on a path to self-sufficiency

New program to place former foster children on a path to self-sufficiency

Hamilton County, Ohio – GreenLight Fund Cincinnati and Hamilton County Job and Family Services are teaming up to bring First Place for Youth to Cincinnati. First Place for Youth...

Five new things at Metra and one never-ending divorce

Five new things at Metra and one never-ending divorce

A commuter waits for the 6:08 a.m. Metra train to take her downtown from Elgin. Ridership is up by more than 300% compared to last year. Rick West | Staff Photographer Oscar...

COVID-19 Strips Safety Net for Foster Youth 'Aging Out' During Pandemic

COVID-19 Strips Safety Net for Foster Youth 'Aging Out' During Pandemic

This is the first in a series produced under a USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism 2020 National Fellowship, focusing on the stories of vulnerable communities. Last...

Pandemic brings challenges to foster parent recruitment

Pandemic brings challenges to foster parent recruitment

Pandemic brings challenges to foster parent recruitment {{featured_button_text}} 1 of 3 Karen Mason and her son, Tommy Mason, at their Roanoke home. Karen adopted Tommy from...

Let's Clear up the Myths and Misconceptions About Foster Care

Let's Clear up the Myths and Misconceptions About Foster Care

Foster care is a system of caregiving for children who cannot safely live with their biological parents. It's intended to be temporary, although under certain circumstances,...

New program helps kids in foster care beat the odds as adults

New program helps kids in foster care beat the odds as adults

CINCINNATI — After nine and a half years in foster care, Cannon Hopey felt more than ready to be on his own when he turned 18. “I was just trying to rush to be an adult at that...

New program to place former foster children on a path to self-sufficiency

New program to place former foster children on a path to self-sufficiency

Hamilton County, Ohio – GreenLight Fund Cincinnati and Hamilton County Job and Family Services are teaming up to bring First Place for Youth to Cincinnati. First Place for Youth...