foster youth

Sierra College distributes 100 care packs to former foster youth

Faculty and student volunteers at Sierra College did their best recently to make former foster care students feel at home. At a welcome luncheon on Aug. 21, close to 50 volunteers ...

Another View: Placer County in dire need of foster parents

In recent years, Placer County Children’s System of Care, and its valued partners have made significant progress in reducing the number of children in need of foster care. Wh ...

Teen, adoptive mother changed each others lives for the better

Roseville resident Jeanne Baine said she didn’t start out with the idea of adopting a teenage daughter, but now she and daughter Barbara are a perfect fit. “I started fosterin ...

Foster youth find a place in college

Former foster youth Roy Carr hasn’t even started college yet, but he already knows he wants to major in Forensics Science. “I watch a lot of ‘CSI’ and I have a natural inst ...