The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has warned mothers that the inability to escape violence during pregnancy poses tremendous risk for both the expectant mother and the unborn child. Those risks can extend throughout early childhood.
Michael Congdon is a 25-year-old recovering drug addict and alcoholic from Swansea, Mass. He aged out of DCF care when he was 19. Find out what life is like after he aged out.
The Home for Little Wanderers is the oldest child welfare agency in Massachusetts. The Home Young Adult Resource Network (YARN) helps youth ages 18-22 with independent living and supports them through vocational training and higher education. Find out more.