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December 21, 2021

CPS Shortages, Lack of Data, Plague System as Demand for Foster Parents Rises

Public News Service, Acorn Multi Sports – Children’s advocates said they are hoping for major changes to the state’s foster-care and child-protective services systems in the new year. Read the full article.

Recent investigations have highlighted a strained foster-care system, largely because of the opioid crisis and lack of resources.

Marissa Sanders, director of the West Virginia Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Parents Network, said while state lawmakers recently formed a bipartisan child-welfare caucus, she has since seen little movement on the issue.

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