SCSW Keumku Sou is known to the Van Nuys DCFS office as someone who goes above the call of duty. She exemplifies leadership, teaming, and actively engages the Core Practice…Read The Full Story »
Brandon Nichols became Interim Director of DCFS in April 2022. He is well respected throughout Los Angeles County and is an accomplished professional with more than 20 years of expertise in child welfare, foster care, adoptions, and mental health.
Dawna Yokoyama became Interim Chief Deputy Director of DCFS in January 2022. Ms. Yokoyama started as a Child Protective Services Worker with the Department in 1984, and shortly thereafter she transferred to the Adoptions Division where she held the position of Child Welfare Worker, Supervising Child Welfare Worker and Assistant Regional Administrator.
Senior Deputy Director, Government Accountability and Risk Management
Diane Iglesias is a Senior Deputy Director for the Department of Children and Family Services with oversight of the Risk Management, Litigation, Commercially Sexually Exploited Children’s divisions within the Department.
Senior Deputy Director, Mega Bureau
Cynthia McCoy-Miller is a Senior Deputy Director with the County of Los Angeles, Department of Children and Family Services having administrative oversight for the Contracts Services Bureau, Finance and Administrative Services Bureau, and Business Information Systems Division.
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Juvenile Court and Adoption
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DCFS is comprised of 20 regional offices to serve the needs of children and families throughout Los Angeles County’s geography.
The five-member Board of Supervisors, created by the State Legislature in 1852, is the governing body of the County of Los Angeles and its departments. The Board of Supervisors is the overseeing body of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.