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Piedmont Regional Adoption Group
Selected by Representative Bob Goodlatte Piedmont Regional Adoption Group (PRAG) was formed in 1999 as a result of a special award from the Virginia Department of Social Services. This collaborative was created to help increase adoptions for children in foster care. PRAG is comprised of six local...
Louisiana Kinship Care Subsidy Program
The Department of Social Services, Office of Family Support implemented Louisiana's Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP) on March 1, 2000. This program is funded by Louisiana's Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Block Grant and was implemented as a result of legislation passed during the 1999...
Foster Care Book: Chapter 21
Chapter 21 - Some Useful Tidbits The following has some really useful information for kids: 14 Lessons Not Taught In School Written by Charles Sykes -- Read by Paul Harvey on June 7, 1997 1. Life is not fair. Get used to it! 2. The world won’t care about your self-esteem as much as...
Get the Facts - Domestic Violence and Children
Domestic Violence and Children The U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse suggests that domestic violence may be the single major precursor to child abuse and neglect fatalities in this country. 1 Studies suggest that between 3.3 to 10 million children witness domestic violence annually. 2 In a...

"Department Of Social Services" in the News

S.C. senators grill state social services chief
The South Carolina Department of Social Services doesn
Cumberland County Department of Social Services to host Senior Health Fair May 14
Cumberland County Department of Social Services will host the ninth annual Senior Health Fair on May 14 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
DSS director testifies before Senate panel
COLUMBIA - The embattled director of the South Carolina Department of Social Services spent her Wednesday morning fending off criticism and allegations made against her administration during past several months.
DSS director begins her testimony over shortfalls
COLUMBIA - The embattled director of the state Department of Social Services is testifying before a Senate panel this morning, over reports of shortfalls at the agency by former staffers.

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Adopting In Virginia
August 3, 2010, 5:30 am
Welcome to the forty-sixth post in our series Adopting In the 50 States. Today, we're in Virginia. We should have been there last week, but it had to happen - I forgot a state. (Thank you Amanda for reminding me.) Remember, I am not a lawyer, nor do I play one on TV. Consult an attorney or other...
Letter to Grandparents
September 27, 2013, 11:53 am
Dear Grandparents, While I cannot personally relate to what it must be like to have a young daughter or son who is expecting a baby before they are ready to parent, I would nonetheless like to share with you what may be good ideas and what may be not so good ideas as far as proceeding to try...
Encouraging a Colleague to Adopt
October 4, 2013, 1:31 pm
I recently encouraged a colleague to adopt.  The topic came up unexpectedly, and I found myself relating our fostering experience and suggesting that she adopt an older child or even siblings rather than fostering, which was her initial idea.  I noticed myself repeating several times that “I hate...
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Your question depends on the state, and also the child's situation,
March 17, 2014, 12:13 pm
Your question depends on the state, and the child's situation. I don't think it takes longer, or what do you mean by longer please?? You do need to apply for Interstate Compact!! The ICPC is a contract among member states and U.S. territories authorizing them to work together to ensure...
Adoptee born 11/29/1969, Syracuse, NY
February 22, 2014, 7:59 pm
Update to the below thread I posted in early 2013... From 23andMe, I have since found out my birth father was Robert James Stevenson and that I have a half-sister from his marriage prior to dating my birth mother. I am still searching for my birth mother and other siblings. My birth father is...

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