Foster Care 101 — Human Sex Trafficking and Foster Children

Important information foster parents need to know about human sex trafficking and foster children.

Foster children are particularly vulnerable to predators. With lowered self-esteem and an increased need for attention, foster kids can easily be pulled into the scheming manipulation of predators. The can become victims of human sex trafficking. This can happen on the streets or online. With risk of being caught seemingly lower to those who stalk kids online, they are more bold and aggressive, and fast to move in.

Foster parents need to be vigilant. Know where your foster kids are at all times. And monitor their online activity closely.