LA County's most vulnerable foster children are having trouble finding homes
There are 18,000 kids in LA County's foster care system. 300 of them have been identified as having behavioral and mental health problems. KPCC's Rina Palta reports on a new push to recruit families to take the kids.
There are nearly 18,000 children in LA County's foster care system, and 300 of them have serious behavioral and mental health problems. These kids become vulnerable to poverty, incarceration, and substance abuse as adults.
They also have the most difficult time finding proper housing. KPCC's Rina Palta looks at a new plan to recruit families for the system's most challenging kids.