Opinion: It’s time to re-envision foster care

Opinion: It’s time to re-envision foster care

“When a child goes into foster care, the government is looking after its greatest asset.”– Poet Lemn Sissay Or is it? Here in America, where the government spends $30 billion annually on foster care, nearly 25,000 young people “age out” of foster care every year...
The Boston Globe Gallery: Fostering a Community

The Boston Globe Gallery: Fostering a Community

Nestled in the shadow of Mt. Tom in Easthampton, the Treehouse Community was founded to support families that take in foster children in the hopes of stopping the bounce through the system. Among the townhomes that house families who are fostering children, live...