Providing stable foster homes comes down to more families, more understanding

Iowa met the federal standards for stability in 2014 for the first time in four years when 85 percent of first-time foster children stayed in one foster home for at least four months or were reunited with family. Still, finding foster parents with the right skill sets — especially in rural areas — continues to pose trouble and foster parents worry haste to find a match sometimes leads to poor pairings.

Source: The Gazette (Cedar Rapids)

Posted on: May 7, 2015