Latest Foster care News

New Mexico expands support to more youths as they age out of foster care

Mar. 14, 2024 17:29 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is expanding the reach of a program that includes providing support for housing, health care and transportation to youths raised in foster care as they turn 18 and age out of the child welfare system, under an executive order signed Thursday by Gov. Michelle Lujan...

Christian Bale breaks ground on foster homes he's fought for 16 years to see built

Feb. 08, 2024 05:07 AM EST

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Christian Bale broke ground Wednesday on a project he’s been pursuing for 16 years -- the building of a dozen homes and a community center in Los Angeles County intended to keep siblings in foster care together. The Oscar winner stood with a grin and a...