CPS short on homes for kids in foster care
amarillo.com / Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:28:16 +0000
In the Amarillo area, Child Protective Services is removing fewer children from their homes this year, but the agency struggles to keep them in the region, leaders in the field have said.
More than 200 children are placed outside of the region at any point in time, regional CPS Director Camille Gilliam said.
In Potter and Randall counties alone, CPS currently has placed about 120 children outside of Amarillo’s region, which stretches into the South Plains, she said.
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