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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.