Improving the foster care system

first_imgAlaska’s foster care system has problems. Caseworkers don’t stick around for long. It can take years for young people to find permanent homes or be reunited with their families. But new legislation could provide solutions that will help everyone involved with the system.This program is part of Alaska Public Media’s Solutions Desk. You can find more stories about foster care here.HOST: Anne HillmanGUESTS:Rep. Les Gara – sponsor of HB 151Amanda Metivier – Facing Foster Care in AlaskaSarah Redmond – Facing Foster Care in AlaskaChristy Lawton – Director of the Office of Children’s Services Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcastPost your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).Send email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.last_img