A Chestnuthill Township family shares the joys of adoption.
The Benzkofers have a 19-year-old son of their own and are one of many families who are partnering with Children And Youth Services for foster children whose parents are not in a good position to properly care for them. The biological parents of these foster children are usually ill, fighting drug addictions, serving sentences, or are facing other challenges that prevent them from being parents.
“Children And Youth’s primary goal is reuniting children with their biological parents,” states program manager Michele Haydt of the agency’s Permanency Services Unit.
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