As originally broadcast on April 28, 2021, on Blue Ridge PBS …
Like most places in Virginia, rural Giles County has been trying to help too many foster children with too few homes. Many must be placed in other counties hours away from their homes, schools, friends and other services, exacerbating an already traumatic experience.
Learn how Giles County Foster Care is looking to solve the foster care problem is Giles County, Virginia.
Thankfully, 5Points Creative in Roanoke has experience in this world, having recently helped DePaul Community Resources recruit more foster families to its cause. Together — along with Giles County native Burman Clark of Muneris Benefits — they provide Giles County with resources … and hope.