“I had a colleague on vacation, and I needed to cover her shift.”
This is where it all started for Amber Harris, a supervisor for Youth Villages in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. One of her families had a potential case of COVID-19, and the mother needed help because she could no longer work.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, youth in foster care need more support than ever. Our Johnson City team spoke with WJHL about our efforts to make sure they continue to live safely and successfully.
Despite obstacles due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sisters Jada and Jamaya have officially been adopted into their forever home.
While adult calls are increasing, there has been a decrease in the number of youth who may need help in a mental health crisis. WMC Action News 5 spoke with clinical supervisor, Natasha Bonner, about how youth and their families are utilizing this hotline.