Stories From Main Street: Finding Foster Care For Kids With Special Medical Needs

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A foster care placement agency has put out a call for compassionate hearts.

As WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported, the non-profit group New Alternatives for Children – NAC, for short – finds foster parents for medically fragile children.

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“We need foster parents,” Arlene Goldsmith told Adams. “We really need you and you can do the job and we can help you. You will not be alone at this agency, we will be there for you every step of the way.”

Some of the children have lived in hospitals for years.

LINK: New Alternatives for Children

“Asthma, diabetes, cerebral palsy…Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, fetal alcohol syndrome, kids who’ve been abused and neglected, children who have been burn victims, all the way up to HIV,” said…

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Very Interesting.

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