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Foster Care Forum Tuesday April 18, 2017
“Is the Child Foster Care System in Northeast Broken?”
moderated by Phillip Morris, The Plain Dealer
Lakewood Public Library, 15425 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH
6:30-8:00 p.m. Free & Open to the Public

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Statistics and Report from Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services

14 Ohio counties to receive $3.6M for child services programs strained by opioid epidemic 3/22/2017

Adoption Network seeks more than $200,000 to keep programs afloat 3/6/2017

Homeward Bound 3/1/2017 Cleveland Magazine

Boost funding to an Ohio foster care system increasingly burdened by the opioid crisis: editorial 2/17/2017

Cleveland State receives $1 million gift for foster care youth support center 2/16/2017

Cleveland exceeds goal to house 100 homeless youths in 100 days 1/6/2017

The Children of the Opioid Crisis Wall Street Journal 12/16/2016

Child Services Underfunded. Drug Crisis hits agencies hard Columbus Dispatch 10/30/2016

Ohio funding for Child Protective Services is lowest in the nation WEWS 10/25/2016

More Ohio kids in foster care amid opioid epidemic Fox8 9/20/2016

A Place 4 Me launches 100 Day Challenge to end youth homelessness Freshwater 9/19/2016

Extended Support for Ohio Foster Care: Ann Fish Show Ohio Channel 6/28/2016

Gov. John Kasich signs bill to extend foster-care eligibility age WKYC 6/15/2016

Ohio Senate must extend foster-care age to 21: editorial 12/8/2015

The Lost Ones They’re difficult to identify and even tougher to help. But the number of teens and young adults at-risk and on the street in Northeast Ohio is startlingly high. Cleveland Magazine 3/17/2016

Charles Gilbert. The gift of a tough childhood, and a good life: Phillip Morris Plain Dealer 12/23/2015

Ohio youth aging out of foster care need more help: editorial 8/20/2015

Foster children struggle after leaving county custody 12/1/2012

Children’s Services job takes toll on workers, families 11/26/2012

Cuyahoga County Children and Family Services workers strive to save kids 11/24/2012



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