Foster Care

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Law Prevents Braintree Family From Arranging Former Foster Child’s Funeral

A Braintree foster family, which has cared for more than 100 children, has found themselves dealing with a legal loophole that is making it difficult for them to arrange a funeral for one of their former foster kids.

08/27/2015

Avalena Conway-Coxon. (Family Photo)

Questions Remain After Child Dies At Auburn Foster Home

There is still mystery surrounding the death of two-year-old Avalena Conway Coxon.

08/20/2015

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Mass. In Foster Care Case

A federal judge has ruled against a child advocacy group that alleged thousands of children in the Massachusetts foster care system were being abused and neglected.

10/01/2013

Judy Cockerton

Easthampton Woman Awarded With Purpose Prize For Foster Care Work

An Eastampton woman received quite a big honor for her work in completely re-imagining foster care.

12/05/2012

A family on National Adoption Day in Mass.

National Adoption Day Celebrated Across Mass.

149 families took part in today’s celebrations, some adopting several children.

11/18/2011

Skippy the dog from Freetown sentenced to death was given another chance and is now in foster care.

Skippy The Dog Gets Another Chance

A golden retriever sentenced to death in the town of Freetown has been given a reprieve and a second chance.

03/14/2011