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Missing teen girl sought in Knox County

Been missing since June 15

Lexington foster care initiative gets national recognition

Goal is to keep two dozen kids out of homelessness

City gets grant to address little-known part of homeless problem

Lexington has received a $46,000 federal grant to help young people who are transitioning out of foster care avoid homelessness.

Courthouses closed, but adoption continues via zoom for one Northern Ky. family

Coronavirus restrictions aren't just keeping families physically apart, it's keeping them from being made.

New grant will help support UK students transitioning from foster care to college

A new grant will help students who are transitioning from foster care to life as a student at the University of Kentucky. 

Lexington man helping foster kids by donating luggage to agency

While the nation is going through the coronavirus pandemic some are still thinking of others.

Kentucky House passes confidentiality bill for foster parents

House Bill 167 would allow foster parents to use initials, instead of their names, when participating in involuntary termination of parental rights’ cases.

22 counties need volunteers to review foster care cases

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.

Foster care report says privatization not a ‘silver bullet’

A group formed by the legislature to study the feasibility of privatizing foster care says Kentucky should focus on strengthening the system it already has.

Healthcare In Kentucky: Foster Care

Watch our latest Healthcare In Kentucky segment to learn more about the state of foster care in Kentucky.

Kentucky designs new web portal for foster care kids

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has set up a new website for transition age youth in the foster care system.

Gov. Bevin to hold signing ceremony on foster children’s bill

Bevin is scheduled to host the signing ceremony at 2 p.m. in Frankfort.

Public invited to give input on state foster care system at regional forums March 28-April 18

The public is invited to attend any of six regional community forums across the state March 28-April 18 to discuss improving outcomes for Kentucky children and families involved in the state foster care system.

Lawmakers advance bill to fine-tune foster care overhaul

Kentucky lawmakers are one step away from finishing work on a bill to fine-tune last year's overhaul of the state's child welfare system.

Foster child bill of rights bill heads to governor’s desk

Kentucky’s foster child bill of rights’ bill will soon be delivered to the governor after receiving final passage by a vote of 94-1 today in the Kentucky House.

Foster Child bill receives Senate approval

The foster child “bill of rights” moved a step closer to becoming law today after being amended and passed by the Kentucky Senate.

Christian ministry encouraging adoption and fostering in Kentucky

A global Christian group is in Kentucky this week with a simple mission: find more people to adopt and foster kids.

More counties need volunteers for foster care review

Six additional counties need volunteers to review cases of children in foster care.

Retired teacher donates land to better foster care system

Judy Singleton's family has owned a farm in Winchester since 1940. Now, it will serve a new purpose, as a foster care facility.

Migrant kids could end up in already strained foster system

Foster care advocates say the government won’t likely be able to reunite thousands of children separated from parents who crossed the border illegally, and some will end up in an American foster care system that is stacked against Latinos and other minorities.

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