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National Foster Care Month

May 4th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources along with the Bureau for Social Services is partnering to recognize National Foster Care Month. This annual observance highlights issues surrounding foster care and acknowledges the resource families, volunteers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections.  Dr. Jeff Coben, the DHHR Secretary, spoke during the Governor Justice’s weekly briefing about how families can become fosters…