It’s tired but true: The COVID-19 pandemic, which caused staffing and supply shortages, took a toll on the state’s foster care system, too.

“I think, at the beginning of COVID, we might be able to say it was hard to find foster parents,” said Jon Rubin, deputy secretary for Pennsylvania Office of Children, Youth and Families. “It certainly became a challenge.”

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