Published: May 6, 2021

San Fernando Mother with Over 35 Kids

For 17 years, children of all ages — from babies to pre-teens — have found a foster home and a mother with Nuemy “Mimi” Madrigal. The City of San Fernando…

Published: May 3, 2021

People Making A Difference: Bags Of Hope

In 2014, social worker Erica Chait started the nonprofit Bags of Hope, a program that recycles used suitcases and gives them to children in foster care so they can have…

Published: April 26, 2021

Child homicides by caregivers down in LA County, but remain serious problem, report shows

District Attorney George Gascón paid solemn homage Friday to three young children allegedly killed by their mother earlier this month in Reseda even as he unveiled a new report showing…

Published: April 21, 2021

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DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KABC News April 21, 2021

Listen to DCFS Director Bobby Cagle explain the department’s involvement in a tragic case and detail how DCFS will assist the federal government to support unaccompanied minors arriving in LA…

Published: April 19, 2021

Departamento de Niños y Familias del Condado de Los Ángeles se pronuncia sobre caso de los tres pequeños asesinados

Juana Aguilera, portavoz del Departamento de Niños y Familias (DCFS), se refiere al incidente ocurrido en Reseda y asegura que en este momento no pueden hacer comentarios “sobre ningún caso…

Published: April 15, 2021

Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen Spectrum News 1

DCFS Director Bobby Cagle joins Alex Cohen to discuss the strain that the pandemic has had on the foster care system and how the Department of Children and Family Services…

Published: March 17, 2021

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DCFS Director Bobby Cagle on KABC News March 16, 2021

Listen to DCFS Director Bobby Cagle provide an update Child Protection Hotline trends and lessons learned during the pandemic. Watch him also deliver a special message to his staff in…

Published: March 12, 2021

KQED-FM Radio Segment

Journalist Deepa Fernandes offers a look inside the Los Angeles County Child Protection Hotline and pandemic-related challenges faced by families. Listen

Published: February 26, 2021

Non-Profit Helps Foster Youths Become Aspiring Filmmakers

A local non-profit group called “Kids in the Spotlight” along with NBC Universal are helping foster youths become aspiring filmmakers. Hetty Chang reports for NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on…


Deaths from COVID-19 Shake Up Colleagues in Los Angeles Child Welfare Agency

Like many families served by the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, Margie Roman — a longtime employee of the child welfare agency — stepped up to raise her…

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