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

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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