The Transylvania Times -

Support The Child Act


May 10, 2018

What happens when children cannot be cared for by their parents or another family member? Foster homes are one solution, but our nation has too few to serve all the children in need. A successful alternative is the residential care home.

Black Mountain Home for Children and its Brevard satellite, Whitewater Cove, are excellent examples of residential care homes. They house a total of 94 children. County social service agencies with access to federal funding refer the children, and federal funding provides fully 50 percent of the cost of residential care. Donations account for the remaining...

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