Foster Care

20,000 Children Go Missing from Foster Care Every Year. 55 Children go missing every day.

25 Investigates- Missing & Forgotten (Aired 5-23-18) – YouTube

~ Foster care children are easy prey for predators: They disappear without a real search – USA Today – VIDEO


Arizona

~ 267 children in DCS system listed as missing in Arizona – YouTube


Florida

~ DCF: Jeb Bush’s Legacy – Justin Part 1 – Child Abuse – CPS – YouTube

~ DCF- Jeb Bush’s Legacy – Justin Part 2 – Child Abuse – CPS – YouTube

~ FOX 35 INVESTIGATES- Florida’s foster care system – YouTube


Kansas


Kentucky


Missouri

~ Lawmakers questioning how 70 foster children could possibly go missing – YouTube

~ Missouri’s foster care department criticizes previous administration for missing children – YouTube

~ Report- Missouri’s foster care system needs to do more to track missing children – YouTube


Ohio

~ Missing foster children – YouTube

~ The plight of missing runaways across Ohio – WRGT – Video


Facts and Stats – Missing Foster Children


Reports – Missing Foster Children


Foster Care is a Pipeline for Sex Trafficking

~ Foster care children at risk for sex-trafficking recruitment – YouTube

~ Hearing on Preventing Foster Youth Trafficking Featured on MSNBC – YouTube

~ Foster Care and Sex Trafficking – C-SPAN.org – VIDEO

~ NCMEC Report: 88% of TRAFFICKED KIDS Come From FOSTER CARE – YouTube

~ Foster Care to Sex Trafficking Pipeline- It’s REAL here’s the proof! – YouTube

~ BREAKING THE CYCLE – Directed-Produced by Arzo Yusuf – YouTube


Arizona

~ New film “Wake Up” puts spotlight on child sex trafficking in Tucson and rest of U.S. – YouTube


California


Florida


Kansas


Massachusetts


Michigan


New York


Pennsylvania


South Carolina

~ News 13 Special Report: Human trafficking victims in foster care – VIDEO


Texas


~ Children in Foster Care and Human Trafficking – YouTube

Reports – Foster Care and Child Sex Trafficking


Sexual Abuse

~ 36 cases of sexual abuse in state foster care system – YouTube

~ Child Protection Service Investigator Arrested For Having Sex with Foster Child – JULY 2, 2012 – YouTube

~ Child sexually abused in foster care – YouTube

~ Foster agency admits children left with abuser – YouTube

~ Foster parent arrested for child sexual assault – YouTube

~ ‘I was kidnapped and raped’ Foster child calls out group home for negligence – YouTube

~ Sexual abuse victim recounts horrors of foster care – YouTube



Foster Children Who Get Pregnant Give Up Children Into Foster Care

~ Report: Texas Foster Care Girls More Likely To Get Pregnant – YouTube


Foster Children Suffer Years of Abuse

~ Former foster children say they endured abuse for years – YouTube

~ Rethinking foster care- Molly McGrath Tierney at TEDxBaltimore 2014 – YouTube

~ Silent Voices Episode 92 on Vimeo

~ Young girl struggles with trauma from abuse l Hidden America- Foster Care in America (2006) PART 4-4 – YouTube

~ Video- Defenders Debrief- ‘Broken System’ Special – YouTube

Arizona

Florida

Illinois

Michigan

Oregon



Children Murdered in Foster Care

~ Ariel Robinson sentenced to life in prison, convicted in beating death of her young foster daughter – YouTube

~ Hearing reveals disturbing new details in homicide by child abuse case – YouTube

~ Photos released of 3-year-old killed in homicide case involving cooking show winner – YouTube

~ Simpsonville woman convicted of homicide by child abuse, sentenced to life in prison – YouTube