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Number of foster parents here at all-time low

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By Johnathan Ryan

Lancaster County could use at least 10 new foster families, said a local Department of Social Services official.

There are 23 foster families right now, who serve across many need areas for the department. The number of foster families here is at an all-time low, and some children are now staying in temporary facilities for extended periods of time, said foster care caseworker Craig Casey.

"We need homes of all types," Casey said, noting that families from all areas of the county and people of all ages are needed to be foster parents.


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