More counties need volunteers for foster care review


FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Six additional counties need volunteers to review cases of children in foster care.

Volunteers must complete a six-hour initial training session. Training sessions are being held Friday in Lexington and Oct. 25 in Bowling Green.

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Counties needing volunteers are Allen, Barren, Breckinridge, Butler, Caldwell, Calloway, Christian, Clark, Crittenden, Fayette, Fulton, Garrard, Graves, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, Hickman, Jessamine, LaRue, Lincoln, Livingston, Logan, Lyon, Madison, Marshall, McLean, Todd, Trigg and Warren. Volunteers aren’t required to live in those counties.

Volunteers review the cases of children placed in care because of dependency, neglect or abuse to ensure they are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible.

For more information or to apply, visit the Citizen Foster Care Review Boards’ webpage .