CFS agencies need to focus more on keeping families together than on apprehensions says former case worker – APTN News
February 7, 2019
Today’s InFocus was the last in a three-part series putting the child welfare system under the microscope.
Natasha Reimer spent her entire life bounced from foster home to foster home when she was apprehended as a young girl from an unsafe home.
While the system kept her separated from a mother who couldn’t parent, it also robbed her of a relationship with her seven younger siblings, who were also raised in care.
“It’s very lonely,” Reimer told InFocus Host Melissa Ridgen. “You have no sense of stability, you have no foundation.
“You learn to not get attached to places, people, things, schools, environments – anything.”
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