Adoption And The Foster Care System

Adoption And The Foster Care System

The District is working to revamp its Child and Family Services to better support families, foster parents and children.

The number of Americans adopting internationally has dropped significantly, in part because of tighter rules set by foreign governments. And child advocates point out that there are thousands of kids in need of permanent homes here in the U.S. In D.C., the Child and Family Services Agency is revamping its support networks for families, foster parents and foster children. We look at how the foster care system fits into the adoption picture.

Guests

Brenda Donald

Director, DC's Child and Family Services Agency

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.