Keeping foster siblings together in Woods County
June 22, 2018
Oklahoma currently has nearly 9,000 children in foster care. Not only are there too few homes to care for all these children, but sibling sets experience added hardship. Siblings from abuse and neglect situations often have a unique and deep bond with each other. A set of three or more siblings has only a 65 percent chance of staying together in foster care. Larger sibling sets are even more likely to be separated from each other during a time when they need each other most.
Last year, Circle of Care and Alva First United Methodist Church joined forces on behalf of large sibling sets in Woo...