‘They forgot about us:’ Thousands of families are doing the same work as foster parents in Virginia, without the support

First in a two-part series examining kinship care in Virginia. To read the second installment, click here.  On a June day in 2011, Ray Richardson was at work when he got a call from his daughter and was given a choice: Either his granddaughter, 7-year-old Lilia, would be staying with Richardson and his wife, or … Continue reading ‘They forgot about us:’ Thousands of families are doing the same work as foster parents in Virginia, without the support