Foster Parents Wanted on Father’s Day

TALENT, Ore. – The Census Bureau reports roughly a third of all children nationwide live without their biological fathers. Kaydie Drake is one of those children. “Both parents had mental health issues,” said Kaydie’s adoptive mother Theresa. “The bio father, they could never get him to acknowledge his mental health issues to the point of being … Continue reading »

A Foster Parent Union in the Works

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Senate is considering legislation that would create a foster parent union. Supporters say foster parents have no voice at the capital and forming a union could allow them to fight more effectively for resources and support. Foster parents are paid by the state. The measure would allow them as public … Continue reading »