Advocates for foster children say now is the time for people who may be considering becoming foster parents to step up. In Indiana, good homes for these kids are desperately needed. The Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) cites a big jump in the number of kids being removed from their homes, up 40 percent in 2015 from the year before. The majority of children removed from their homes is related to parents’ substance abuse.
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