I Was In the Foster Care System

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

    Most freeing and oppressive thing that's ever

    happened to me.... Although the positives definitely outweigh the negatives!
    sharandacrews sharandacrews
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 2, 2014

    Void of Emotion

    My little sister told me i was void of emotion. This very statement changed my life. This is because i have always been a fighter,someone who survived. This is because i had to i needed to take care of myself because i couldn't depend on others to do it. All people do is let...
    TRJP TRJP
    18-21, F
    Sep 16, 2009

    Emancipation Out The System!

    I turned 19 July 6th, and on July 12th I emancipated out the foster care system! Me and my bestfriend moved into our apartment. I.have a job at Target, Starting college in August! Im doimg my thing! Im not going to say livimg on your own is easy, I dont have a family but I do...
    kjonesr kjonesr
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 22, 2013

    I Was In Foster Care For 2 Weeks

    About 3 weeks ago I was taken from my family. Not because my parents were unable to care for me, but because my neighbor next door had been raping me for over a year. He had somehow beat our alarm system and had been coming through our downstairs window. It started a little after...
    Smileeboo Smileeboo
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Nov 27, 2013

    Void of Emotion

    My little sister told me i was void of emotion. This very statement changed my life. This is because i have always been a fighter,someone who survived. This is because i had to i needed to take care of myself because i couldn't depend on others to do it. All people do is let...
    TRJP TRJP
    18-21, F
    Sep 16, 2009

    I was in foster care

    for about three/four months and while it wasn't the bad, it could've been better.
    replication replication
    18-21, F
    May 4, 2014
    TinoAli TinoAli
    18-21, M
    Jan 27, 2014

    I guess it's been a long time

    since I've even updated my situation. I don't even remember where I was- around October was it? Well, I was in a foster home for a couple weeks then we went back to the shelter for 3 months our court date was December 18, I knew I had to get out then. Thanksgiving break was...
    QueenJayde16 QueenJayde16
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Feb 6, 2015

    I'm concerned about my niece.

    She has been in many rough situations and is currently having great difficulty accepting responsibility for her behaviors while in Foster Care. I know she is very angry and I believe she has a right to those feelings, however she is taking her anger out at the wrong people and...
    Kate2point0 Kate2point0
    36-40, F
    Feb 23, 2016

    A brief little background; It is no secret how

    I got into foster care and CPS custody; With a methhead mother, a child abusing father and step-grandfather, and a mentally unstable grandmother. I have been in CPS custody on and off throughout my life. The first time CPS intervened I was probably 3 or 4. Or at least that's the...
    lasicity lasicity
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2015
    anestacia anestacia
    18-21, F
    Dec 22, 2015
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