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Oklahoma DHS Fails To Meet Key Requirements of Foster Care Settlement Agreement (1/8/20)

Oklahoma DHS Fails To Meet Key Requirements of Foster Care Settlement Agreement

Defendants have not developed therapeutic foster homes, are not operating in “Good Faith”

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DHHR disputes foster care lawsuit (10/2/19)

DHHR disputes foster care lawsuit

Charleston Gazette, Oct 2, 2019

A lawsuit filed Tuesday alleging that West Virginia is violating the constitutional rights of foster children will cost the state millions to defend, Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary Bill Crouch said.

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Federal lawsuit targets West Virginia foster care system (10/2/19)

Federal lawsuit targets West Virginia foster care system

AP, October 1, 2019

The overwhelmed foster care system in opioid-ravaged West Virginia has failed to protect children, according to a federal lawsuit filed Monday. The lawsuit seeking class-action status was filed in U.S. District Court on behalf of a dozen children against Gov. Jim Justice, the state Department of Health and Human Resources and other state officials.

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