Shortage of Foster Homes for Teens

EUGENE, Ore. — There are hundreds of teens in Lane County who need a foster home and not enough certified families to take them in. Officials with the Department of Human Services say the shortage of homes is a big problem in Lane County, especially with toddlers, sibling groups… and teenagers. Officials say there are … Continue reading »

Foster Youth Face Difficulties Aging Out

EUGENE, Ore. — Fall is here and schools are officially in full swing. While many students only have to worry about moving on to the next level of education, for some the transition is a lot more than what classes to take on next. According to the 2011 numbers by the Adoption and Foster Care … Continue reading »