Home / Health and Science / Trends show things are looking up for foster children

Trends show things are looking up for foster children


A permanent home can mean the world to foster children bouncing from one foster home to the next. Permanence gives these children stability and security they may have lacked in previous households. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, there’s been a jump in the number of kids getting to experience the benefits of living outside of foster care.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About Front Page Edition

Check Also

Ralph Rutledge, 61, lives with lung cancer. He used to ride the bus at least an hour each way from East Gainesville to his doctor appointments at UF Health Shands. (Briana Erickson/WUFT News)

Healthcare Divide: East Gainesville Residents Struggle To Find Accessible Healthcare

Ralph Rutledge of East Gainesville had four tumors on his vocal cords. Lung cancer. As a regular patient, he spent close to six hours a week on a bus.