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Experts Bring Attention To The Need For Foster Homes For Older Youth

BALTIMORE – Over half of the children in foster care in Baltimore City are teenagers,  but foster parents are reluctant to take them in. 

Molly McGrath Tierney, director of the Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Stephanie Whitehurst, program manager of the BCDSS Resource Parent Recruitment, Retention & Training Unit, Dijohn Thomas, foster teen and president of the BCDSS Youth Advisory Board, and Sam Macer, foster parent and president of the Maryland Foster Parent Association recently appeared on Midday with Dan Rodericks on WYPR radio to bring attention to this need.

Follow this link to hear the interview.

Filed in: Adoption and Foster Care, Baltimore City, In the Press, Local News

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