Did you know that there are children in foster care who will bounce between the foster care system and their biological parents 3 or 4 times before gaining a permanency option such as adoption?
Did you know that the older a child is when parental rights are terminated, the more likely they are to be left without a family and age out of the foster care system?
Did you know that children are court appointed a Guardian at Litem (GAL) to advocate for their best interest? Did you also know that this assigned individual might only see the child once a month?
Did you know that adoption is considered a traumatic event for a child in foster care?
Did you know that in most cases, foster parents are given minimal information about a child and are forced to determine if they’d like to bring them into their home based on that small amount of information?
Did you know that these facts don’t even begin to scratch the surface of the foster care system?
Children deserve a voice too!