Va. ranks first in kids aging out of foster care | WTVR.com

RICHMOND,  Va. (WTVR) — Virginia has the highest rate of children who enter the foster care system only to never find a permanent home, according to state rankings.  It’s called “aging out,” when a child turns 18 and goes out on their own.

That’s about to happen to Mark, who lives at a group home in Richmond.  Since he is in the custody of the state, we can only give his first name.

Mark turns 18 in December and will be on his own, with no permanent family to turn to, if he is not adopted by then. Read More

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