November is National Adoption Month, a time to raise awareness about the urgent need for adoptive families for children and youth in foster care. Currently there are nearly 400,000 children in the United States foster care system.
The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund recently featured this Children’s Aid story about helping Dianuris Ortiz reach her goal of entering and graduating from college.
Written by: Giany Mejia
Photography by: Lily Kesselman
Recently, Children’s Aid Preventive Services received a new contract awarded by New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS). We interviewed Alirio Guerrero, Director of Preventive Services to find out more information about it and Preventive Services.
Hi Alirio, can you start by telling me a little but about yourself and your background?
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