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Foster Care System Is Improving But Still Can't Keep Up With Demand

The foster care system is steadily improving, but the opioid crisis has caused demand to increase drastically.

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The foster care system has seen improvements in recent years, but the opioid crisis has caused more children to need a temporary home. Child Protective Services' main goal is always to reunite children with their families, but in the event this is not possible, there is a new effort to encourage foster parents to adopt these children.

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