Foster Children

Philadelphia Agency Honors Its 'Foster Parents of the Year'Among the award winners was a woman who has fostered 126 children in her home over 43 years, and adopted five of them.
Philadelphia Coffee Shop With a Mission: Helping Former Foster Kids Bloom as Adults The Monkey and The Elephant, at 29th Street and Girard Avenue, employs young people who are aging out of the foster care system.
DA: Convicted Child Abuser Will Spend Life In Prison And 'Rest Of Eternity In Hell' “It was the courage of one ten-year-old girl who started this investigation,” DA Tom Hogan added. “This is one of the most disturbing child abuse cases in the history of Chester County.”
Officials Add 5 Additional Juveniles To Child Sex Abuse Charges Against Former Prison Guard Officials say a former prison guard charged with sexually abusing two girls is now facing charges involving five more juveniles.
Coatesville, Pa. Man Charged With Sex Assaults On 2 ChildrenAuthorities say 60-year-old Leroy Mitchell was originally arrested May 31st for sexually assaulting a girl when she was nine years old. Now, charges have been filed in connection with a second alleged victim.
During National Foster Care Month, City Launches Campaign Focusing On Fostering Of Older YouthAccording to DHS, 34% of the 13,000 children in Pennsylvania who are in foster care are between 14 and 17 years old.
Philadelphia-Area Agencies Put Call Out For More Foster ParentsA change in the way that services are being dispensed to needy children in our area has resulted in the need for more foster parents in Philadelphia.
Philly Confab Aims To Help Foster Kids Get Through SchoolThe meeting of welfare and education professionals was at the School District administration building, inasmuch as educators see the results.