Annie E. Casey Foundation Ends Foster Care Services 

Foster care services provided by Casey Family Services in Bangor will be ending.Officials with the Annie E. Casey Foundation announced Tuesday they’ll now focus on grantmaking to assist non-profits, hoping to help even more children and families.The foundation has offices in seven states, including Maine, and provides foster care services to 400 children.A statement from the foundation says they’ll transition those children to other providers by the end of the year and their offices will remain open through next June.The foundation says it’s providing the 280 employees affected by the decision with support for new employment, further education or retirement.