Published: August 2, 2022

“Nos guiaron para ser nosotros mismos”. Dos hermanos criados en hogar de acogida cumplen sus sueños

Conozca a los hermanos Jerry y Javier que van a la universidad, quienes sienten una profunda gratitud por sus padres de crianza (ahora tutores legales) por su apoyo y orientación…


Brothers from Fontana who were in foster care are able to overcome challenges, look forward to college

Two brothers from Fontana are among more than 300 youth in foster care who are being honored for achieving their goals in high school and now are pursuing post-secondary education. Jerry Davalos, 18, and…


‘Ellos tenían excusas fuertes para haberse rendido’

Tantas son las ganas de triunfar en la vida de los hermanos Javier y Jerry, que después de graduarse de la preparatoria el mes pasado, ahora se dirigen a cursar…

Published: July 1, 2022

California Budget Offers Some Targeted Help for Foster Youth and Families

In a budget flush with unexpected revenue, California will spend hundreds of millions of dollars to expand the number of homes for foster children, provide cash payments to transition-age youth…

Published: June 14, 2022

Longtime County Official Tapped to Lead Los Angeles Child Welfare Agency

Brandon Nichols, a veteran Los Angeles County official who’s spent years in leadership roles in the child welfare and probation departments, will take over as director of the Department of…

Published: June 10, 2022

There’s A New Supportive Division In The City To Help Unhoused Young Adults

In an effort to address the needs of youth who are at risk of aging out of foster care and probation before they can find housing, the Los Angeles Department…

Published: May 3, 2022

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Sari Grant of Los Angeles County DCFS speaks with KTLA 5 for RaiseAChild

Sari Grant raises awareness of the needs of children and youth in foster care and promotes the monthly collaboration between DCFS and RaiseAChild with Parent Matching Events. Join an event…

Published: April 21, 2022

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Thinking of becoming a foster parent in L.A.? Here’s how

Nefertiti Austin’s journey to motherhood started in her 30s. Things she never noticed before — diaper bags, bottles, strollers — were jumping out at her in stores. “It was really…

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