June 10, 2020
A local non-profit foster care organization says there’s a need for more foster care parents amid the pandemic. Since the beginning of 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, Foundations Health and Wholeness has seen an increase in foster care referrals. “We are getting anywhere from 25-30 referrals every single week and every referral is a kid that needs a foster home. Unfortunately, since this pandemic began, we’re just not getting the calls from people interested in becoming foster parents,” said Collin Drews, Foundations’ Statewide Foster Care Recruiting Manager.
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