Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia

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Nearly 300 foster children ran away from state care last year in West Virginia, report shows

BY: - July 19, 2023

More than 500 instances of children running away from foster care were recorded in 2022 by the state health department, according to a new report. The “run events,” as the department called it, involved 293 children, and the majority of those children were teenage boys. Kids who ran away were most commonly found outdoors or […]