foster care

4/14/17- Most known for his stint on Last Comic Standing, Monroe Martin talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show just ahead of his show at the Addison Improv, about his experience on the show and growing up as a foster kid. Listen below.

A new policy from the Social Security Administration (SSA) went into effect on August 1st to allow foster youth of all ages with disabilities to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits six months before they leave care. This policy will remain in effect for one year, after which SSA will evaluate its success and make […]

A teenage mother bounced from home-to-home but remained focused on earning her college degree. She credits the support from a college diversity program for her success.

Four brothers are now able to grow up together after two neighbors made the decision to adopt the boys to avoid splitting them apart.

Nebraska native Brandon Weathers was sentenced to serve between 100 and 160 years in prison for raping his foster child and claiming she impregnated herself with a syringe.

In a story that will surely tug at your heart strings, a 19-year-old Colorado woman who recently aged out of foster care took out an ad on Craigslist in hopes of renting a family for her upcoming birthday. Natalie Carson, who currently lives in Westminster, Colorado, told a local TV station that birthdays are especially difficult […]

Kendrea Johnson from Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, 6-years-old, was found dead by her foster father with a rope around her neck. New York Daily News is…

Davion Only is a 15-year-old orphan who desperately wants something many people take for granted: A family. “I’ll take anyone,” Davion said as he stood…

All I can say is to God be the glory for protecting the baby all night but you will be glad to know this. Anyone with information is urged to call the Harris Co. Sheriff’s Office at 713-830-3250 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. Read More