Currently, this is the number of children living separated from their parent(s), waiting, hoping, and praying for the day they can be together again.
Local Children in Foster Care
Waiting for Adoption
Many children are reunited, but on average about a third don't and an alternate permanency plan is pursued with the goal of finding a forever family.
Active Foster Homes
There is almost always a deficit of good foster homes open and active for children who need them.
Never Find Family
Each year, some youth will age out of the foster system without ever finding a permanent family.
Calls to Child Welfare
Each month, local Child Welfare fields, assesses, investigates, and substantiates reports of child abuse and neglect.
The general population of Newport News is 179,673 with a childhood poverty rate of 21.7%.
There are 160 churches inside this region. Of those, 8 are active in our network and 1 are utilizing CarePortal.
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