ERIC Number: ED125757
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Sharing & Caring.
Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.
This booklet was prepared by the National Action for Foster Children Committee to disseminate information about the plight of foster children, what needs to be done to help them, and how individuals can help. An overview of the current foster care situation is presented followed by brief discussions of: (1) costs of foster care, (2) responsibilities delegated by law, (3) problems of foster care, (4) the need for more foster homes, (5) problems of providing health care for foster children, and (6) school problems. Suggestions are presented on a variety of things that individuals can do to help improve the foster care situation and some sources for further information are provided. (JMB)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Costs, Foster Children, Foster Homes, Health Services, Legislation, Social Responsibility, Social Services, Student School Relationship, Volunteers
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (DHEW Publication No. (OHD) 76-30068)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.