Definitions for "Foster Children"
Keywords:  neglect, abuse, custody, deemed, unable
Children who have been placed in the State's or county's legal custody because their biological parents have been abusive, neglectful, or for some reason unable to care for their child or children.
A child who has been placed in a state-approved and licensed home charged with the baord and care of that child. A child may be placed in foster care due to abandonment, death, abuse or neglect.
Children who have been placed in the custody of the state or county because their birth parents were deemed abusive, neglectful, or otherwise unable to care for them.