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A woman stands in the middle of a room filled with tubs labeled for different sizes of children's clothing.

Foster parents say West Virginia’s voucher system doesn’t cover costs 

BY: - July 11, 2023

West Virginia’s financial support for foster parents often falls short, leaving them to unexpectedly pay out of pocket for necessities like car seats, clothes, beds — even medical items. The state has the nation’s highest rate of kids coming into foster care, spurred by generational poverty and the drug epidemic. Data shows other family members […]