Older Kids in Foster Care Need Homes, Support Services
This story is being submitted in the category of Best Special Series/Documentary report for the 2013 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters competition for radio.
WKYU-FM reporter Lisa Autry produced this report in March, 2012, about the challenges adolescents and teens in foster in our region face in finding permanent homes. This entry is an excerpt from a longer 30 minute documentary called Aging Out, which explored the need for more foster and adoptive homes for older children and the issues they face when they turn 18 and leave state custody.
We hope you enjoy listening to this report, and thank you for your time and consideration!