Great question. Family Voices United, a collaborative project with the Children’s Trust Fund Alliance, Generations United, FosterClub and Casey Family Programs presented this question to young people, birth parents and kinship/relative caregivers... Read more
For youth who've been in the foster care system connecting with family can be complicated. There are many challenges to overcome in creating a relationship and both youth and adults have expectations about what it will look like. Likewise foster care can also serve as a boundary between siblings and other family members as well. Fortunately there are a lot resources to assist youth and adults in re-building these important relationships in a healthy and safe way. See the blogs below for more infomation on family relationships.