The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Youth Dynamics seeks local homes

 


With a steady rise in the number of Montana youth in foster care, the need for foster homes has grown exponentially.

Youth Dynamics, a Montana based non-profit children's agency, is hoping to find more foster homes in the Whitehall area.

Lily Hawks, Family Development and Community Coordinator for Youth Dynamics, said the growth of the number of kids in foster care during the past five years is due to an increase in parental use of opiates and methamphetamines. With nearly 4,000 kids in Montana foster care, Hawks sees the need for both permanent and short-term homes.

"We always need more...



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