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PCG Cares…about family

Our mission through PCG Cares has been to engage employees to support those most in need in our communities. As we look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead for PCG in 2019, we do so with the understanding that our future successes depend on our people.

16. January 2019
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    Trends defined through most recent Adoptions and Foster Care Analysis Reporting System (AFCARS) data

    The latest compilation of data from the AFCARS report demonstrates a double digit increase in the number of children within the foster care system over the last 10 years. A critical factor in that increase relates to the current opioid epidemic, which is affecting all states and their child welfare agencies.  Of the 437,465 children in the foster care system during Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2016, approximately 68.1% (or 296,643) of the children were placed as a result of drug abuse or neglect...

    • 25. January 2018