A Bronx couple used foster care to exploit vulnerable young women, prosecutors and a woman who had been placed in their home said.
The death of 22-month-old Charles Rosa-Velloso was just one of several opioid-related fatalities of young children this year.
A lawsuit challenges New York’s system of disqualifying potential foster parents because of their criminal records.
After a series of homicides involving children, New York City said it would make changes to improve coordination between the police and the child welfare agency.
What happens when trying to escape poverty means separating from your family at 13?
The infant, Legacy Beauford, was one of two young boys in New York who the police believe were recently killed by their mothers’ partners.
A child welfare system meant to protect Julissia Batties from an abusive home life failed the ultimate test.
Julissia Batties, who was found unconscious with a head injury, had been the subject of a child welfare case since birth. Her half brother admitted beating her, a police official said.
Long waits and less funding for subsidized child care have stranded parents and threaten to close day care centers.
Over a third of young people in foster care in New York City identify as L.G.B.T.Q. and are struggling to find the support they need, according to a new survey.
Children who lost their parents in the pandemic are fighting to hold on to what is left of their families.
The coronavirus has shattered the system that protects children, leaving some confined in troubled homes or lingering in foster care.