Missouri Governor's wife Sheena Greitens has announced that Missouri has joined the National Electronic Interstate Compact Enterprise. A multi-state collaboration aiming to streamline the adoption and fostering process. Eric Greitens and Sheena Greitens both aim to make it easier for youth in foster care to transition to adulthood.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announces the eight counties chosen to participate in a family finding and foster family recruitment program. This program is part of the $1 million grant which will provide for a full-time staff member in each county who will be responsible for foster family recruitment.
Washington non-profit Treehouse has a program providing educational specialists to help youth in foster care succeed in school. This program has already seen remarkable success as students are guided through and meeting educational goals.