Caring for kids: Taking a look at family options for children including kinship, foster care and adoption

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Sara Adelman holds her daughter Amelia's hand
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There are around 7,000 children in Wisconsin’s foster care system at any given time, according to Children’s Wisconsin hospital. But a larger, unknown number of kids stay with relatives or family friends — a practice social service providers call “kinship care.” We explore the complexity of supporting children.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Oriana Carey Guest